What is a recumbent exercise bike?
A recumbent is a bike that puts the driver in a relaxed reclining position. Most recumbent riders opt for this design for ergonomic reasons; The weight of the driver is comfortably distributed over a larger area, supported by the back and buttocks.
The recumbent exercise bike, also called the home trainer, is known as a typical “room exercise bike”. It is one of the most popular fitness equipment and belongs, as well as the cross-trainer and the stepper, to the classics of endurance sports. An exercise bike allows typical endurance training on the bike in your own four walls. The ease of use and the uncomplicated movement, make the fitness bike the perfect entry-level device. Regular use of the exercise bike improves endurance and strengthens the leg muscles. An exercise bike with adjustable wattage, however, is called ergometer
The top recumbent exercise bike XBR95 by Spirit Fitness featured
Back-friendly endurance training on the Recumbent Bike XBR 95 by Spirit Fitness
Compared to “normal” fitness bikes Recumbent Bikes or recumbent ergometers have a seat unit with backrest. The high backrest of the seat unit supports and relieves the back during biking. The backrest is covered with a breathable mesh material. This is not only extremely comfortable, it also adapts to the back structure. The seat has a large surface and is ergonomically shaped. The distance of the seat unit to the pedals and the inclination of the backrest can be changed and so the seating position can be quickly adapted to different body sizes.
The deep access allows for barrier-free access to the fitness equipment – ideal for the elderly or those with musculoskeletal limitations. The XXL pedals of the XBR95 have easily adjustable straps. These fix the feet on the pedals and thus raise the training comfort again.
Easy to use training computer allows a varied training design and – control.
The training computer of the XBR95 pleases by its clear design. The centerpiece is the large LCD display with integrated backlight. All important training data can be read on the display: RPM, calories, time, distance, heart rate, set resistance, METs, watts. In addition, the training computer has a display of the stressed muscles and the current training pulse as a percentage of the maximum pulse (calculated using the age formula). Both ads help the user to classify the training better. The pulse measurement can be done via hand sensors on the handles or optionally via chest strap.
Each training program is selected via its own button – so the user can find his way around very quickly. The range of training programs offers variety and includes training programs for beginners to ambitious athletes.
- Manual – here the user designs the pedal resistance itself.
- Hill – this training program simulates a hill climb.
- Fat Burn – initially with increasing resistance, the resistance remains at a consistently high level to maximize calorie consumption.
- Cardio – The Cardio program aims to strengthen the heart muscle and increase blood flow and lung capacity.
- HR – pulse-controlled training to improve performance.
- Strength high-intensity exercise program.
- Interval – a workout built at intervals. Stages of recovery alternate with periods of high intensity.
- User – self-created load profiles can be created and stored.
- Fusion – The Fusion training program combines endurance training with exercises to strengthen holistic training.
The training can be musically accompanied by integrated speakers and MP3 player connection. The integrated fan ensures a little cooling.
High stability and resilience make the Spirit Fitness XBR95 a long-lasting training partner for the entire family. Thanks to the integrated generator, the fitness machine generates the required energy itself during the training.
Technical details Recumbent ergometer Spirit Fitness XBR95:
- Brake system: generator brake
- Power regulation: speed-dependent
- Resistance regulation: Electronic
- Resistance levels: 1 – 40
- Inertia: 14 kg
- Pedals: XXL pedals with 2 ° inclination. Particularly smooth belt adjustment.
- Ground Level Compensation: Yes
- Transport wheels: Yes, attached in front
- Bottle holder: Two large storage compartments can be found on the side of the seat unit.
- Power supply: self-generating
- Maximum user weight according to the manufacturer: 150 kg
- Dimensions XBR 95: L = 144 cm, W = 75 cm, H = 128 cm
- Device weight: 75 kg
Why should use Recumbent exercise bike?
The classic exercise bike is ideal for achieving a variety of training goals: weight loss, cardiovascular training or basic stamina or builds fitness. Similarly, the exercise bike can be used as a warm-up device before other sports units and fitness exercises. So you burn calories and at the same time increase your condition and your well-being – at any time and in any weather.
The Exercise Bike is a fitness machine with the key basic features for a challenging workout. Here is the actual bike training in the center. Due to the simple and intuitive operation of the computer training on the fitness bike can often be started directly.
For whom is the exercise bike suitable?
Especially newcomers to training will be able to cope with the exercise bike very well. No detailed instruction is needed to cope with the functions of a home trainer. The resistance can always be adjusted gradually on the exercise bike. Thus, the right level of difficulty is easily found for each level of training.
Even advanced users who are particularly keen to get started right away will appreciate the advantages of a home trainer. Hardly any pre-settings are needed to start training on the home trainer. A short time or distance input is usually sufficient. The resistance is optionally increased and decreased during exercise.
What is the training with the exercise bike?
Keeping oneself fit for health and fitness is becoming more and more a way of life for people and a daily matter of course. The genius of the regular workout on home trainers: the positive effects are immediately noticeable. Basically, it is important to perform each workout regularly and consistently. However, even a training session of 30 minutes per week on the exercise bike can bring about a visible increase in endurance performance for the novice athlete. However, we always recommend scheduling a 30-minute endurance session at least twice a week.
The training on the exercise bike is above all one thing: an endurance training. Regular endurance training has numerous effects on the body. In particular, it strengthens the heart muscle. You feel fitter overall and everyday tasks are handled more easily. Be it the normal shopping or climbing stairs in the office. You will notice that you will not get out of breath so quickly due to the improved fitness.
In addition to the cardiovascular training, the exercise on the exercise bike also claimed the leg muscles. Especially the thigh, Po and calf muscles are particularly strengthened while cycling. In addition, the body stabilizing core muscles on the abdomen and back (which also absorbs shocks) and the shoulder-arm muscles, which supports the body on the handlebar of the exercise bike, strengthened.
Musculature, which is stressed by regular activity, not only looks firmer on the outside but also acts “protective and supportive” on the skeletal system. Incidentally, cycling is one of the most gentle forms of exercise ever. Body weight is 70 to 80 percent stored in the saddle. As a result, the knee joints are less stressed during cycling than when jogging.
Hope you get idea and information about recumbent exercise bike.