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Mountainside Fitness

Running vs Cycling: What to Do for Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight and keep it off, you may just need the right workout routine. Cardio exercises like running and cycling are popular and effective weight loss activities, but which is the better option?

Taking cycling classes is one of the best ways to get faster, more dramatic weight loss results. Here’s why.

  • Cycling burns tons of calories, even at moderate intensity. When your legs engage in repetitive cycling motions, this movement triggers calorie burning processes. Even better, guided cycling training sessions actually boost your metabolism for weight loss effects that last long after you leave your bike.
  • Cycling classes at your local fitness center keep workouts fun and entertaining. You’re more likely to stick to a workout routine and give it your all when you’re enjoying yourself.
  • Cycling is a lower-impact exercise than running, meaning that it’s less stressful on your joints and less likely to cause injury. You can cycle more often for better results.

Consider signing up for cycling classes at a local fitness center near you. Trainer-led cycling classes are a group activity, which means more accountability and encouragement as you exercise, and a more intense and satisfying workout every time.

Are you ready to get amazing weight loss results in a fun, supportive environment? Sign up for fitness classes at Mountainside Fitness, the premier fitness center in Arizona with multiple locations statewide. We’re a family friendly center that offers classes, childcare, and relaxing club amenities. Let Mountainside Fitness be your favorite destination after a busy day. Get back in shape with the whole family, or come by on your own and meet new people in one of our many guided fitness classes. Or, explore the array of equipment and cardio machines available on-site. Visit mountainsidefitness.com to learn more about our specials for new members, the fitness courses that we offer, our top-notch amenities, and more.