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5 ways to lose 1 lbs but 1 way to do it safe and easy!

How does your heart rate measure your effort?

At Becycle we have 5 main categories that define the type of workout you will endure with each resistance level.

Based on the levels of Maximum Heart Rate (MHR), you work different parts of the body, burn a certain amount of calories, and are able to handle resistance at different levels. Some focus more on cardio and some on core strength.

Here are our profile classes and which ones are needed to burn up to 3,500 calories a week which is equivalent of 1 lb of fat.

Keep in mind these are based on a 2,000 calorie lean diet.


Endurance : 65 to 75% of MHR.

Offers a great way to raise your energy, metabolism and burn fat.

To reach this fitness goal, take our BE TOTALITY class!

Calories burned: 600 - 800


Strength: 75 to 85% of MHR.

Builds strength, endurance, and mental focuse to fly up those hills.

To reach this fitness goal, take our BE STRENGTH class.

Calories burned: 700 - 900



Interval: 65 to 92% of MHR.

Trains your heart to recover quickly from work efforts.

To reach this fitness goal, take our BE CLASSIC class.

Calories burned: 500 - 800


Race Day: 80 - 92% of MHR.

A challenge to even the most well-conditioned cyclist Test your inner Lance Armstrong.

To reach this fitness goal, take our BE ENERGETIC class!

Calories burned: 700 - 900



Recovery: 50 to 65% of MHR.

Allow you to relax and regain your energy.

To reach this fitness goal, take our BE SOCIAL CLASS

Calories burned: 500- 700


Found on http://www.spinning.com/en/energy_zone_chart