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Recumbent versus seated bike; it's all about effort

 

Last updated 1/23/2019 at 5:49pm

Effort is the key bike factor in getting aerobic exercise.

Megan Johnson McCullough

Special to the Village News

There are two types of stationary bikes to use for cardiovascular exercise, but what is the difference in selection? Both bikes are great low impact way to burn calories; however, they do in fact burn calories differently. Either case allows for climate control and helps improve cardiovascular and musculosketal health without hurting joints.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended moderate aerobic intensity at least 150 minutes per week for good health and biking can be a great choice.

Recumbent Bike

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