Upright vs. Recumbent Bikes

Many individuals have only ever used an upright bike. Statistically, the majority of bike uses and fitness individuals use an upright bike. Upright exercise bikes are most commonly found in homes and gyms across the world. There is many reasons for this. Upright bikes tend to cost less and take up less space. Plus with recumbent bikes recieving a ban in competitive sports, the upright stationary bike is ideal to train for competitition.

However, There are many benefits to Recumbent stationary bikes. The are often ideal for individuals recovering from injury or who need to minimize the strain on their body. They don't tire specific wear points on the body and so the athlete can participate for longer time periods and gain a longer cardio workout.

We've included several guides to help you make a choice and purchase the best exercise bike for you. 

- GUIDE TO RECUMBENT EXERCISE BIKES VERSUS UPRIGHT EXERCISE BIKES

- NINE REASONS THE RECUMBENT BIKE PROVIDES THE IDEAL WORKOUT

- UPRIGHT EXERCISE BIKES VS. RECUMBENT EXERCISE BIKES: BENEFITS AND DISADVANTAGES

 

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