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Fitness Centers Derby KS

It’s a little more of a thoughtful workout in that you need to consider the route and difficulty level of the roads. Doing speed work on the flats, and hill repeats will get your heart rate up. If you want to gauge your effort level, a heart rate monitor is ideal for understanding your heart beats per minute, calorie burn and length in time of the workout.

Greens At Derby Clubhouse
(316) 788-3070
2600 Triple Crk
Derby, KS
 
Curves For Women
(316) 789-8744
620 N Rock Rd # 340
Derby, KS
 
Wichita Skywalkers Walking Clb
(316) 788-6406
1101 N Briarwood Rd
Derby, KS
 
Swan Fitness
(316) 788-7926
413 North Osage Road
Derby, KS
 
Cessna Employees Club
(316) 684-3971
2744 George Washington Blvd
Wichita, KS
 
The Body Shop
(316) 250-0088
834 N. Baltimore
Derby, KS
 
Derby Recreation Commission
(316) 788-3781
801 E Market St
Derby, KS
 
Wichita Skywalkers Walking Club
(316) 788-6406
1101 N Briarwood Rd
Derby, KS
 
Contours Express
(316) 788-5150
1220 N Rock Rd Ste 300
Derby, KS
 
Colvin Recreation Center
(316) 303-8023
2820 S Roosevelt St
Wichita, KS
 

Running or Cycling: What Works Best

Q: I am tired of doing the same boring thing at the gym and want to take my workout outdoors. I like biking because of the social aspect but do not seem to get the same workout cycling as I do when I am running. Is one more effective than the other and, if so, how can I make sure I am getting the same benefits?







I can relate to your thinking that cycling isn’t as effective as running. I too had thought that with the coasting down hills and seemingly less effort, one wouldn’t get as much of a workout. Boy was I wrong! I started doing triathlons last year and the cycling was just as effective for cardio burn and leg strengthening as any other sport, including running.

The effort comes in adjusting the tension, requiring the body to work harder or adjusting the gears to “spin” with speed. It’s a little more of a thoughtful workout in that you need to consider the route and difficulty level of the roads. Doing speed work on the flats, and hill repeats will get your heart rate up. If you want to gauge your effort level, a heart rate monitor is ideal for understanding your heart beats per minute, calorie burn and length in time of the workout. In either sport, if you see your heart rate is too low, increase the intensity. Remember, It’s your workout, you have control of how hard you work.

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