Exercising at Home (Photograph)
A man wearing jeans and a polo shirt pedals a recumbent bicycle in a home gym with shiny hardwood floors and white walls. A stationary bicycle can be used to shed calories and increase heart rate without putting undue stress on the joints.
Senior using an Elliptical (Photograph)
Some claim that the dual action (exercising both upper and lower body) of the elliptical trainer is more efficient in burning calories.
- Elliptical Benefits
There are many cardiovascular fitness benefits to exercising with elliptical motion. Learn about the benefits associated with low-impact elliptical machines.
Exercise Bicycle (Photograph)
Exercise bikes are also known as stationary bicycles and exercycles. Most exercise bikes make use of an ergometer, which is a device that measures the work a person exerts while exercising.
Stationary Bike (Illustration)
Many exercise bikes include attached televisions or other decides to provide entertainment to the user while he or she is riding. Many people enjoy using an mp3 player to listen to music while exercising.
- Heart Rate Monitors
A heart rate monitor is an electronic device worn to monitor the heart rate of the user while exercising, and is a useful accessory to a healthy lifestyle.
Weight Machine (Photograph)
A black weight machine is photographed on a white background. The design of the machine allows one piece of equipment to be used for exercising all muscles of the body, including legs, arms, shoulders, and core.