Fitness Centers Vicksburg MS

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 Vicksburg, MS
(601) 638-1101
3403 Pemberton Square Blvd, #C
Vicksburg, MS
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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Wyatt's Gym
(601) 636-9414
3520 Manor Dr
Vicksburg, MS
 
Fitness Works LLC
(601) 630-3333
3211 Wisconsin Ave # B
Vicksburg, MS
 
Curves
(601) 634-8383
3046 Indiana Ave Ste C
Vicksburg, MS
 
Fitness Works Llc
(601) 630-3333
3211 Wisconsin Ave
Vicksburg, MS
 
Extreme Lady Fitness
(601) 636-9414
3520 Manor Drive
Vicksburg, MS
 
Anytime Fitness
(601) 638-1101
3403 Pemberton Square Boulevard
Vicksburg, MS
 
Anytime Fitness Tallulah, LA
(318) 308-8666
34 Crothers Drive
Tallulah, LA
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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Go Figure Fitness & Mfg
(601) 638-3467
2040 Yorktown Rd
Vicksburg, MS
 
Shape Up Sisters
(601) 619-7277
1808 S Frontage Rd
Vicksburg, MS
 
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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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