Archive of October 2014
How to Choosing an Upright Exercise Bike
Posted by Alanah on October 30 at 09:53 AM
If you’re planning to lose weight or maintain your ideal weight, you might be thinking of purchasing an upright exercise bike. There are tons of them on the market, but you need to be careful in choosing the equipment that you’ll bring into your home. Bear in mind that not all of them are created equal so make sure that you choose a unit that can indeed offer you excellent value for your money.
You have to choose an exercise bike that you’re going to use almost every day. Some owners of this bike have opted for a poor quality unit resulting in the bike to be used as a clothing rack. If you don’t want this to happen to you, you need to do your homework before investing in an upright exercise bike.
What factors to consider?
One of the factors you should look into when choosing an exercise bike is its height adjustment. Opt for a unit that allows you to adjust its height easily. This is a critical factor if this bike would be used by more than one user.
Michael from Indoor Training Bikes tell us about the importance of the seat, it must fit you properly. Choose an upright exercise bike with larger seat to accommodate users of all sizes, although you can install a new seat later on if you think that it’s not up to snuff.
The pedals of the bike must offer smooth operation. You can opt for a model that comes with a strap to put your feet into place while you’re using the bike.
Then, there’s the issue of safety. You have to consider getting an upright exercise bike that comes with a chain because this ensures safe operation. It’ll also prevent small children or pets from operating it accidentally, which may lead to an injury.