Recumbent Stationary Bike

Recumbent stationary bikes have become far more common and sought after in recent years. To understand how a recumbent stationary bike might benefit you, it might first help to understand why it is called a recumbent bike (sometimes simply referred to as recumbents).

With a recumbent stationary bike, you sit further back and lower to the ground. Typically stationary recumbent exercise bikes will feature a larger, more comfortable bucket seat than a traditional upright stationary bike. They are in fact, the most comfortable of indoor exercise bikes. Continue reading

Portable Stationary Bikes

Finding a way to get exercise on a regular basis is important; portable stationary bikes can provide a great way to get regular exercise for those who are busy and don’t have the time to go to a gym. They are also a good idea for those who want a small home gym but have limited space in their home or apartment and don’t have room for a regular size stationary trainer.
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Schwinn Airdyne Stationary Bike

While researching stationary bikes you will likely run across the Schwinn Airdyne stationary bike. The Airdyne has been around for a long time, and there is a good reason for that. It is a distinctly different type of exercise bike that is perfect for some, but not as ideal for others.

Schwinn Airdyne exercise bikes are different than other stationary bikes in two specific ways. First they use a wind resistance system instead of mechanical resistance. Second, the handlebars are connected to the pedals and the fan so they move back and forth as you are riding providing, an upper body workout as well. Continue reading

Stationary Bikes

Stationary bikes — or exercise bikes — are a form of exercise equipment that simulate the activity of riding a bicycle indoors or in stationary environments. The feature the seat or saddle, handlebars and pedals of a traditional bicycle but often feature only one wheel or less to maximize space usage.

Essentially, stationary bikes are exercise machines of special purpose, featuring the act of bicycling without the motion. The special purpose can be exercise for physical fitness or physical therapy.

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