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.
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.
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.
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.
For lifelong heart health, start exercising early in life and keep exercising often. But even if you have neglected to exercise and are now middle-aged, it is not too late.
Gretchen Reynolds. New York Times. Wed, 25 Jul 2018 09:00:01 GMT.