The recumbent exercise bike often gets overlooked at the gym and isn’t typically considered a solid piece of equipment which is why people who enjoy working out at home often choose an upright stationary bike instead. So, why does the recumbent have such a bad rap? It’s pretty simple really. The bike just looks too comfortable. With its large padded back rest and saddle, the relaxed position in which the user rides and the low center of gravity, it doesn’t require the user to ride in a tense, upright position that’s much more aggressive. But realistically, this type of exercise bike can provide you with a really intense workout, just as long as you know what you’re doing as far as ride intensity, length and choosing the correct resistance levels.Continue reading
The Exerpeutic 2000 high capacity recumbent bike is a nice piece of exercise equipment that’s reasonably priced and provides a bunch of comfortable and ergonomic features from the large contoured backrest to the thickly padded saddle, large pedals and the comfy elbow pads designed to accommodate a wide range of users.
This isn’t a recumbent that has a lot to offer in terms of resistance levels or programmed workouts, however, for the price what you do get is a bike that’s built solid and designed to provide a challenging workout that can ensure you see some serious results.Continue reading
The Schwinn 270 recumbent exercise bike is one of the most popular models on the market. The 270 is loaded with features including twenty-nine programmed workouts, mobile device connectivity, and the ability to download workout data.
Truly, we were pretty surprised that this bike was priced so low considering it’s made by a major brand and it comes with plenty of programs, customization options, and resistance level settings. Basically, this bike is a steal for the price and one that can withstand any type of tough workout you can throw at it.Continue reading
As one of the oldest and first fitness companies in the world, Marcy has become a company you can trust to produce some of the best, reasonably priced models of recumbent bikes on the market. The ME709 is a pretty basic recumbent, as far as features go, but it offers a pretty effective, efficient workout, the type that’s sure to get you results, especially if you combine it with a short weightlifting routine.Continue reading