An Upright Bike
can help reduce Weight

There are basically two types of exercise bikes available: the upright bike and the recumbent bike. The upright cycle is like a regular road bike, while the recumbent cycle has a bucket seat.

Cycling is a low impact exercise and can be excellent for your health. It can be a good way to maintain or lose weight.

There are many types and models available that have a large selection of features. Price range is about $130-2800. Popular bikes are made by Schwinn, Nordic Track, Nautilus and Life Fitness.

Consider the following features:

  • Frame should be made of sturdy steel.
  • Handle bars should be adjustable and foam padded.
  • Foam padded seat should be comfortable.
  • Bike should have wheels for easy movement.
  • Seat should be easy to adjust to the height of the user.
  • Display should be easy to read for functions like distance, time and calories used.
  • A heart rate monitor would be a good option.
  • Warranty should be at least one year for parts and labor.

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