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Recumbent Exercise Bike Workout Routine

Updated on July 22, 2010

Many people are finding that recumbent exercise bike workout routines are a crucial part of their daily exercise. This low impact workout is easy to do for people of all shapes and sizes. But what about yourself?

If you are finding it hard to get out of the house, to get active and stay in shape as you get older, you are not alone.Sometimes even finding a few hours a week to get to a gym seems impossible.

There are many exercise equipment and fitness gadgets that you can turn to if you want to get the inspiration that you need to keep going. For something different then a treadmill or classic exercise bike, There are recumbent exercise bikes that are so easy to use and enable you to monitor your progress. What's even better is that many models are very affordable to add to your home gym priced at just a few hundred dollars.

  The recumbent exercise bike is great not only for those that have back problems but also those that simply cannot take the rigorous running that treadmills require. eveloping your own recumbent bike workout routine will help you not just to lose weight, but to get more physically fit in the comfort of your own home.

Create your own Recumbent Bike Workout
Create your own Recumbent Bike Workout

The Recumbent Bike Workout Routine

What's awesome about recumbent bikes is that you will sit through the duration of your exercise routine. You will feel comfortable enough because the bikes have relaxing bucket seats. No more sore butt from a bike workout! You can start the routine by simply stepping on reach the pedal. The recumbent bike will be easy and safe to use even for beginners. As days go by, you can develop your own steps or your own tricks on how you can make the workout more exciting. This way, you won't get tired of getting to it everyday and practicing your planned recumbent exercise bike routine.

There are many experts that recommend this kind of equipment. This can be used by people of various fitness levels. This is also safe and beneficial for both men and women.

A Starter Recumbent Exercise Bike Workout Routine

  • Start out with 10 minutes a day and work your way up until you are comfortable going 30 to 45 minutes 3 to 4 times a week or more.
  • Be sure to stay hydrated before, during, and after your recumbent bike workout
  • Change up the routine by focusing some days on a lower strength setting for a cardio workout and going for time to create better stamina and other days with higher strength intensity, lower time to push the muscles with a modified resistance training session on the bike
  • To take out the boring factor, use a home exercise bike video (available lower right) to imagine that you are riding outdoors.

Staying Fit At Home

For your health, it is even more important to be concerned about staying fit, then just losing weight. By getting fit, you will lose weight. Even if you feel like you have so little time to accomplish the amount of work that you need to finish, you must not skip on your exercise routines.

It will be to your advantage if you will keep an exercise machine like a recumbent bike with you at home. You can turn to the workout equipment whenever you feel like you are too stressed out and you want to have a breather from all the tasks that still need your utmost attention.

If you are going to depend on a recumbent exercise bike, you will be amazed at how you will be able to form and invent your own recumbent bike workout through time. You don't need an exercise expert to help you how to work things out on your recumbent bike. As you use the equipment, you will feel how your body responds to every workout that you try with your bike. You will be able to gauge how far you can go and when is the right time to stop and rest.

Even if you own a recumbent bike, it doesn't mean that you have to tire yourself out so that you will see the results of your recumbent exercise bike routine immediately. Aside from depending on recumbent bike for your workout, you should also eat right and lead a healthy lifestyle to be sure that you will achieve your desired weight and figure in time.


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      Cindy A Johnson 

      7 years ago from Sevierville, TN

      I appreciate your comments. I love my recumbent bike.


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