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What Muscles Does a Recumbent Bike Work

muscles worked by a recumbent bike

Recumbent bikes work your leg muscles, abs, and even your arms if you add separate resistance bands or free weights. But what muscles does a recumbent bike work precisely? Read on as we discuss how a recumbent bike activates different body parts, and how you can build muscle and get in shape faster. Does a …

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Calories Burned on Recumbent Bike

calories burned on recumbent bikes

We’ll cut right to the chase here: most sources indicate that recumbent bikes burn 400-450 calories/ hour. That figure is pretty good compared to other stationary bikes – upright bikes burn 500 calories/ hour, whereas spin bikes get you to about 600/ hour. Also, recumbent bikes rank pretty high compared to Pilates, moderate walking, leisure swimming, and other back-friendly …

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9 Elliptical Benefits And 3 RISKS To AVOID

elliptical machine benefits

Elliptical machines pack a lot of benefits, as you’d expect. Getting one for home use will help you tone your muscles, avoid the risk of specific heart problems, and achieve your weight goals. Sometimes the cons outweigh the elliptical benefits. We’ll discuss why cross-trainers are generally excellent fitness tools, but we’ll also discuss their not-so-bright …

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