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
Got a shock when I stood on the scales... I'm officially my highest weight. I used to have an eating disorder, so seeing my weight as it is - is so hard! Looking to find people in the same position maybe! I'm still in a healthy BMI but only just :(... Read more
I admit I am using an ancient bike and have not ever gone to a gym to use another. When an exercise bike says that it has programs in it. How do those work?
It sounds like a good idea, I'm just not sure how it... Read more
I am looking for a nice used bike. Ideally one that will give me speed, but not too much. I'm looking for something durable and reasonably priced. Does anyone have any suggestions for where I could purchase a bike within these guidelines?... 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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