Fitness Centers Mitchell SD

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.

Anytime Fitness
(605) 292-0833
905 E Spruce Street
Mitchell, SD
 
Avera Queen of Peace Health Services
(605) 995-2490
525 N Foster St
Mitchell, SD
 
Anytime Fitness Mitchell, SD
(605) 292-0833
905 E Spruce Street
Mitchell, SD
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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Wellness Center At Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
(605) 995-2445
5th ; Kittridge
Mitchell, SD
 
Curves
(605) 996-2183
1416 N Main St
Mitchell, SD
 
Recreation Center
(605) 995-8450
1300 N Main St
Mitchell, SD
 
Wild Oak Golf Club
(605) 996-2084
2500 E 1st Ave
Mitchell, SD
 
Fitness World Inc
(605) 996-2400
1307 N Main St # C
Mitchell, SD
 
Curves Mitchell
1401 N. Main St.
Mitchell, SD
 
Curves Mitchell SD
1401 N. Main St., Suite 105
Mitchell, SD
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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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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