Cycling indoors: it is possible, it is useful, it is pleasant

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Biking is a good way to keep fit and even lose weight if needed. How can you do this? A bicycle and good weather outdoors! But sometimes reality makes its own adjustments to people’s plans. Today, travel and even small trips over more or less long distances are sometimes impossible due to a pandemic. But fortunately, there is an opportunity to ride a bike without leaving home. To do this, you just need to buy an exercise bike.

The efficiency of homebikes is comparable to treadmills. Moreover, this device needs less space, the workout is easier. When choosing an exercise bike for your home, pay attention to the design features of this device. A home bike can be horizontal or vertical, it can be folding, portable, and even special rehabilitation home bikes. An important selection criterion is the maximum permissible weight. Pay attention to the strength of the frame and the structure itself. If you plan to train intensively, extremely heavy machines that can withstand a lot of stress are suitable for you. The design features affect the users’ comfort level and the space taken by the device. The vertical bike is more compact, so it is ideal for an apartment or a house. This exercise bike simulates a real ride and is suitable for intense workouts. You can buy upright bikes for an affordable price. And among the serious shortcomings, one can only name a strong load on the knees and spine, which is why such home bikes are not suitable for every user.

If you live in a house, you can set up your exercise bike on the terrace. You can also open the windows to provide fresh air. Play your favorite music or recording with the sounds of nature and enjoy the bike ride from the comfort of your home.