ProForm Exercise Bike
If you want to do some sports to lose weight, but shy away from going to the gym, that is well-advised with a home trainer, so a fitness device for your own four walls. In the narrower sense, the term exercise bike refers to a fitness bike, but it is also used as a general term for fitness equipment for home use.
In fact, there are very different options for training at home. Which ultimately is best for you, depends mainly on one point: You must like the device and have fun in training. It does not do any good to buy a training device that you know is good, but that you only use with disgust. In the long term, the training will only be successful if the motivation continues and you are really doing sports regularly.
Description of ProForm Exercise Bike
The ProForm Exercise Bike has a nice white look that comes into its own in a typical living room or sports area. A safe choice, because it is easy to adjust to your own requirements. It has a saddle that you can adjust horizontally and vertically to match the device to your own height. Made of a sturdy material that offers support, but at the same time moves with it. The flywheel of this exercise bike is 10 kilos.
The adjustable no-slip handle gives you the opportunity to adapt your own favorite sports posture. In a good sports posture, your body gets tired less easily, and you can train longer. Ready with your exercise? The ProForm Soft Touch 5.0 Exercise Bike can easily be put aside with the handy transport wheels.
Top features: Proform exercise bike
The clear illuminated LCD touchscreen of the ProForm Exercise Bike shows the program options. Train with your heart rate, choose your own fitness goal or put together your own program.
The Soft Touch 5.0 gives you enough choices. Among the 21 programs, you will find a manual program, 10 targeted programs, 4 heart rate controlled programs, a wattage program, and a Body Fat program that calculates your BMI and fat percentage. Follow your progress on the screen.
You always have the time, distance, resistance, heart rate, carbohydrate combustion and calorie burning in the picture. Always clearly visible due to the large viewing angle of the screen, which is easy to read by people of all lengths. Choose the right intensity for your training from the 16 available options.
The home trainer has been the most popular device for decades because of the easy home use. Also working on your condition is no problem for your own Proform exercise bike model. This way you train multiple muscle groups and improve your fitness with this.
By far the most modern Proform exercise bikes have a built-in computer on which you can read and/or set the following values:
- Speed (kilometers per hour)
- Duration (in minutes)
- Rotations (per minute) / cadence
- Intensity (resistance)
- Heart rate (per minute), average, maximum heart rate
- Pre-programmed level
- Special: training program such as interval, pyramid etc
- Special: BMI
You can easily adjust the resistance electronically at any time, smoothly and without friction with the silent resistance system of ProForm.
Why Should you use
Easily work at home and at the same time lose weight. An exercise bike is a handy device for losing weight. On an exercise bike you fall less quickly than on a cross trainer or a treadmill, but because you load your muscles less you can use this device in a healthier way for weight loss. If you compare normal sports (fitness, cycling, running etc) with home trainers and rowing machines, your joints will be much less loaded. This prevents injuries and you can, therefore, continue to work to achieve your goal.
Work out in your own home
The obvious benefit of an exercise bike is that you can exercise at home (“at home”). Regardless of weather conditions, opening times and subscription conditions of the gym and at your own level, you step on the exercise bike at the moment you want it. Did you know that there are many more benefits to cycling on an exercise bike?
The biggest advantage of cycling, in general, is that it is healthy, but unlike many other sports, you hardly burden your joints. In this way the chance of injuries is small and you can keep your sports full longer. An exercise bike has the advantage over the regular bicycle that the level and the challenge are verifiable by choosing the right settings in the computer program.
Variation in a program to make home exercise not boring
The computer program? Yes, exactly that. Every exercise bike has a computer program. This program provides insight into your consumption and results and offers you the possibility to set up a sports program. More sophisticated exercise bikes also offer many extras in the form of, for example, virtual bicycle routes for an ultimate cycling experience.
Before you start looking for interesting extras, it is important to know what to look for when purchasing a standard exercise bike. There is a lot of difference between one exercise bike and the other.