Exercise bikes are an excellent way of working out. They are high impact cardiovascular workout machines. They help in losing weight by shedding the calories and also help in toning up the muscles of the lower body especially the lower limb and the calf muscles.
It’s very convenient for people to listen to music or read a book while they are on the exercise bikes. It’s convenient as exercise bikes can be installed at home.
Unlike treadmills and fitness rowers, which take a huge amount of pace. Therefore even in a small area, you can have a great workout. The popularity of the exercise bikes is second to that of treadmills.
Principle of resistance
The exercise bikes are available for as little as $200 for the stationary exercise bikes and go up to $3000 for an exercise bike with all the frills added. Exercise bikes work on the principle of resistance to magnetic, air or a flywheel.
All have their own advantages, therefore before you make purchases, read the reviews of exercise bikes available on the Internet as well as in many magazines. Almost all exercise bikes will also have some sort of a control panel. This control panel gives the display of the heart rate, the calories burnt, the distance covered, etc.
Opt for a used exercise
You can also ask your personal trainer for giving you the reviews of the exercise bike will be beneficial as they will give you a bit of impartial advice, versus the salespeople of the exercise bike company.
Also, ask the advice of those who have already used or are currently using an exercise bike.