Another option for a stationary bike is turn your favorite standard bicycle into a stationary bicycle with a specialized stand. Often referred to as a trainer, a stationary bike stand allows you to bring your favorite bike inside and convert it into an indoor stationary bicycle. There are a wide variety of reason for implementing such an exercise bike stand for indoor use and plenty of options for equipment to help you set it all up.
If you live where it can be cold and snowy in the winter, a stationary bike stand enables you to workout with your favorite bike all year round. In addition, once you have your trainer setup, it is easier and safer to get your ride into your life’s schedule with an indoor stand.
Stationary bikes are one of the most cost effective pieces of exercise equipment available today and buying used stationary bikes\ provides an even more affordable way to get home exercise equipment, if you know what to look for and what to avoid.
Part of the reason they are so cost effective is that many models are built to last and when found used they are able to be purchased at a deeply discounted rate. In this guide we’ll give you some pointers to help you find used bikes that are in good condition instead of finding one that could double as scrap metal. Continue reading
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
Did you know that this site was more than just about your favorite recumbent stationary bike or your favorite bike stand. It is, in fact, about keeping your brain alive!
A healthy body leads to a healthy mind, and now there’s the clinical research to (almost) prove it.
A recent study indicated that engaging in regular exercise on consistent basis for a long period of time creates and maintains a much more youthful and vibrant brain structure. Continue reading
If you’re looking for a recumbent stationary bike, a Schwinn should be considered. The Schwinn Bicycle Company has been around since 1895 and during the twentieth century the name Schwinn became synonymous with bicycles. It is a safe bet that Schwinn has evolved to understand a thing or two about bikes during their decades of successful operation.
Schwinn Recumbent Bikes feature a laid-back and comfortable style of seating. You lean backwards into a comfortable bucket seat so your effort goes into your workout, not into your comfort. You may dispel your stereotype of uncomfortable bicycle seats once you’ve placed your behind in a Schwinn recumbent bike seat. They have even named and patented their bike seat, calling it the Bio-Fit Comfort Seat. Continue reading
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.
Occasionally you’ll find stationary bikes which Continue reading
After years of being an avid runner, my knees finally wore down on me. So I’ve turned to stationary bikes to help keep me fit and thriving.
While studying and utilizing multiple types of stationary bikes, I discovered there is an entire world of science and fitness just within the art of the exercise bike phenomenon.
From the kinds of seats to the specifics of the electronics, there is far more to consider and evaluate when selecting the ideal stationary bicycle for you. Continue reading