Fitness Centers Nashua NH

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.

Ladies Workout Express
(603) 595-4348
650 Amherst St
Nashua, NH
 
Anctils Martial Arts and Fitness Centers
(603) 595-4402
300 Main St
Nashua, NH
 
Kikboxx Shoppe the
(603) 595-4402
300 Main St
Nashua, NH
 
Gold's Gym
(603) 889-4653
522 Amherst St
Nashua, NH
 
Merrimack Valley Physical Therapy
(603) 891-4545
173 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
 
Sumerset Swim and Fitness
(603) 595-4160
2 Somerset Pkwy
Nashua, NH
 
Jeannines Dance Stoppe
(603) 886-7989
100 Factory St
Nashua, NH
 
Professional Fitness
(603) 883-4680
300 Main Street
Nashua, NH
 
Amoskeag Fencing Center Nashua
(603) 578-9777
100 Factory St
Nashua, NH
 
Performance Rehab Inc
(603) 881-9990
29 Riverside St # C
Nashua, NH
 

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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