Fitness Centers Hockessin DE

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.

Hockessin Snap Fitness
(302) 235-2180
7209 Lancaster Pike, Suite 1
Hockessin, DE
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

Data Provided by:
Dk Day Spa
(302) 234-6966
310 Lantana Dr
Hockessin, DE
 
Delaware Health and Fitness
(302) 239-9600
204 Lantana Dr
Hockessin, DE
 
New Castle County Adult Activities Center
(302) 239-8861
7259 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
 
Lantana Chiropractic
(302) 239-1600
202 Lantana Dr
Hockessin, DE
 
Delaware Health & Fitness
(302) 239-9600
204 Lantana Dr # 202
Hockessin, DE
 
Hockessin Athletic Club
100 Fitness Way
Hockessin, DE
 
Snap Fitness
(302) 235-2151
7209 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
 
Mayer Health Fitness and Massage
(302) 740-0947
PO Box 1288
Hockessin, DE
 
As You Like It Total Fitness
(302) 234-1494
7465 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
 
Data Provided by:

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.

Set as favorite Bookmark Email this Comments (0) Add Comment feedSubscribe to this comment's feed
Write comment You must be logged in to post a comment. Please register if you do not have an account yet. busy

Click here to read more from Single Edition