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Recumbent Exercise Bike For A Low Impact Workout

Updated on July 22, 2010

Aside from providing a thorough workout to the inner thighs, butt, calves, and other lower body parts, a recumbent exercise bike is well-suited for hefty individuals (with lots of extra poundage) or those afflicted with back, shoulder or knee/joint problems, or grappling with mobility issues. With this type of exercise bike, they can obtain an aerobic workout that’s gentle on these body parts.

A quality recumbent bike lets the user recline, taking the pressure off the back area and the weight off of the legs. It also offers lumbar support and exercises the addominal muscles. Moreover, such an exercise bike also works out the gluteal muscles better than traditional exercise bikes.

Medical practitioners also give the nod of approval to patients suffering from back problems or even cerebral palsy to use the recumbent exercise bike for their exercise requirements.

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Recumbent Exercise Bikes Are Great For Home Gyms

To obtainoptimum workout results, choose the best recumbent stationary bike for a home gym with an adjustable seat, personal training programs, smooth magnetic resistance and free wheel pedals. See just how comfortable the padded recumbent seat which is contoured to fit your back will be for you. You may also want to check out the electronic liquid crystal display monitor, which is where you can check the progress you will be making in your exercise routine, and where the distance and speed will be displayed.

Whether you want a simple model or a state-of-the-art option, check the bike information provided by most online sites or retail stores. Multiple users will really require adjustable seats. Variations in workout programs and large consoles with accessory rack plus comfortable pedals to go with your ergonomic exercise machine may also appeal to you.

By investing in a home fitness equipment like the recumbent stationary bike, individuals are aided in decreasing unnecessary strain while exercising. Its adjustable resistance can let users select just the right workout intensity. The equipment also puts users in semi-reclined position, thereby toning the hips, thighs, and buttocks while providing a low-impact workout that can conveniently aid people who want to burn calories and rev up their metabolism.

Indeed, if you’re ready to invest on a quality exercise equipment with features that are just right for you, going for a recumbent is the way to go.

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