If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints.
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It’s the time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions are getting more difficult to keep, and the winter weather isn’t making it any easier. You probably had a lot of enthusiasm for the first few weeks—you joined the gym, ex... Read more
With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th... Read more
If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way.
Knees are the most commonly injured joints in... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l... Read more
At planet fitness,,,manage to ride the bikes for a total of 5 miles, my knees won't let me do anymore, they are killing me, so now sitting here waiting on my daughter,,,,wish I could do more,,,... Read more
As I mentioned somewhere else, I have access to a recumbent bike because my dad had his knee replaced, so I can use it for free! (Yay for not having to pay for gym fees!)
Here's the issue: I am 4'11", so I have to move the seat all the... Read more
I am nearing 40 and I think it is past time I learned to ride the silly thing. I'd like to be able to take a ride with my hubby with a dog in the basket. The weather is starting to get warmer and I would like to try again.. Any tips for an Adult lear... Read more
These days, high intensity interval training is hot. More and more exercise researchers are discovering that steady state cardio still does a body good—but pushing your body during shorter bursts of high intensity effort can achieve similar&mda... Read more
I recently discovered The First 20 Minutes, a new book by New York Times columnist Gretchen Reynolds. The book offers some simple advice that almost everyone can use to get fit. One of the most interesting tips the author suggests is directed t... Read more
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