Woman Riding an Exercise Bike (Photograph)
Stationary exercise bikes put less strain on joints than other pieces of exercise equipment. Exercise bicycles are used to increase general fitness, to train for cycle events, and sometimes in physical therapy.
Exercise Bike Silhouette (Illustration)
Exercise bicycles include mechanisms that provide the user with resistance necessary for exercise. These resistance mechanisms can be made of magnets, fans, or friction. Some exercise bikes enable the user to pedal backwards as well.
Gym Exercise (Photograph)
A young woman with blond hair exercises using rubber tubing, which is designed to provide resistance using your own body weight. The black and red rubber tubing matches the woman's exercise clothing.
- Riding a Stationary Exercise Bike (Digital Video)
A fitness enthusiast wearing sweats rides one of the stationary bikes at a fitness center.
- Fitness Information Guide
This fitness guide features convenient links to exercise equipment, heart rate monitors, and nutrition information.
Elliptical Trainer (Photograph)
An elliptical trainer (also called a cross-trainer) is a stationary machine used to simulate the exercise benefits of climbing stairs, walking, and running. The stationary nature of the machine causes less pressure on joints.
- Fitness Equipment
Exercise promotes optimal health and many people enjoy cycling, running, or using a treadmill, stationary bike, or elliptical. Selected fitness equipment supplier links are included.
- Health Information Guide
This health guide contains information about health-related topics as well as links to ellipticals, heart rate monitors, nutrition information and more.
- Elliptical Benefits
There are many cardiovascular fitness benefits to exercising with elliptical motion. Learn about the benefits associated with low-impact elliptical machines.
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.
Gym Equipment (Photograph)
A white weight machine is photographed in a gym with yellow walls and gray carpeting. The weight machine is useful to bodybuilders, as well as to those who want to stay in shape.
- Health Care
This guide to health care provides an overview of the industry and helpful links to blood banks, dental clinics, medical imaging, and more.
- Health Clubs and Gyms Directory
Visit this health club and gym directory for information about health clubs and gyms in the United States of America. The photo on this page depicts an exercise class at a gym.
- Bicycle Shops
Cycling is an excellent means of exercise and an environmentally friendly way to travel. Bicycle shops cater to the needs of both serious cyclists and weekend enthusiasts.
- Touring Bicycles
Many people enjoy the exercise and relaxation of a bicycle tour. Learn about touring bicycles and other equipment you will need for a successful bike tour.
- Bicycle Tour Planning
A bicycle tour provides an enjoyable form of exercise and recreation. Learn more about planning a bicycle tour with this helpful bike tour guide.
- Using a Heart Rate Monitor
Heart rate monitors keep track of your heart rate during exercise and can be a valuable workout accessory. Learn about reaching your fitness goals with the help of a heart rate monitor.
- Volleyball Equipment
Volleyball was designed in 1895, as a way to enable a broad spectrum of individuals the opportunity to play a competitive game and still get ample exercise.
Tennis Players (Photograph)
A man and woman wearing tennis whites, holding tennis racquets, stand across the net from the photographer, smiling. The game of tennis is an excellent way to exercise physical and mental muscles.
- Woman Cyclist with Cycling Accessories (Digital Image)
A woman rides her bicycle fully outfitted with a helmet, sunglasses, and portable water container.
- Toddler Sitting on a Playground Swing (Digital Image)
A toddler sits on an age-appropriate swing in the bright primary colors of red, yellow, and blue. When you start to feel cooped up, bundle up and head outside to enjoy the swing set.
- Woman Jogging on an Indoor Treadmill (Digital Image)
A middle-aged woman in pink and black exercise clothing enjoys a jog on an indoor treadmill. Treadmills can be found at the gym, but they can also be easily installed in your home.
- Man Using an Elliptical Trainer (Digital Video)
A man places his feet on the pedals of an elliptical trainer and begins to exercise.