Fitness Centers Gardnerville NV

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.

Core Performance
(775) 741-1594
1376 Bryan Lane
Gardnerville, NV
 
Anytime Fitness
(775) 783-5130
1352 Three Flags Hwy
Gardnerville, NV
 
Anytime Fitness Gardnerville, NV
(775) 783-5130
1352 Hwy 395, Unit #101-104
Gardnerville, NV
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves Gardnerville/Minden NV
1667 Lucerne Street, Ste. D
Minden, NV
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Body by Pilates
(775) 783-7240
1659 US Highway 395 N Ste C
Minden, NV
 
Curves For Women
(775) 782-3350
1492 Us Highway 395 N
Gardnerville, NV
 
Curves Gardnerville/Minden
1540 U.S. Highway 395 N
Gardnerville, NV
 
Sierra Fitness and Tanning
(775) 265-6197
811 Short Ct Ste A
Gardnerville, NV
 
Sierra Training Studio
(775) 783-1503
1624 10th St
Minden, NV
 
Pulse Fitness
(775) 782-2705
885 Mahogany Drive
Minden, NV
 
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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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