Recumbent bikes are designed so you sit lower to the ground with your legs out in front of you rather than sitting up with your legs below you. Working out on a stationary recumbent bike or riding a recumbent bicycle on the road have similar health benefits as regular bicycles. They provide cardiovascular exercise, help you watch your weight and increase your strength. Recumbent bikes also have the additional benefits of better safety and more comfort, and they put less stress on your knees and hips.

Safety and Comfort

Recumbent bikes are safer than upright bikes due to a larger seat, back support and lower height. According to the article in “Clinical Biomechamics,” the use of a recumbent bike provides advantages for muscle and cardiovascular training in patient groups with impaired mobility. The larger seat, back rest and semireclining position is more comfortable than a traditional small bike seat with an upright posture.

Less Stress on Knee and Hip

Recumbent bikes put less stress on the knee and hip, so it may be beneficial for people with arthritis. According to an article on WebMD, recumbent bikes extend the angle of the knee joint so that the knee and hip aren’t flexing so much with each rotation. This means that a recumbent bike might cause less hip and knee pain than a traditional bike.

 

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Recumbent Bikes

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Bodyworx ADPE Dual Purpose Pedal Exerciser & Hand Cranker

RRP Price: $250.00 Our Price: $190.00
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Bodyworx AR100M Mag Recumbent Bike – Display Model

RRP Price: $699.00 Our Price: $390.00
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Bodyworx AR350P Programmable Recumbent Bike – Display Model

RRP Price: $799.00 Our Price: $490.00
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YORK 215 RECUMBENT BIKE

RRP Price: $1,100.00 Our Price: $899.00
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BODYWORX A932 Recumbent Bike

RRP Price: $1,299.00 Our Price: $999.00
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Bodyworx ARX700 Recumbent Bike

RRP Price: $1,299.00 Our Price: $1,050.00
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Horizon Comfort R Recumbent Bike

RRP Price: $1,350.00 Our Price: $1,199.00
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Horizon R4000 Recumbent Bike

RRP Price: $1,699.00 Our Price: $1,399.00
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Circle R7000 Recumbent Bike

RRP Price: $3,650.00 Our Price: $2,999.00
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Commercial Vision R60 Recumbent Bike

RRP Price: $3,699.00 Our Price: $3,200.00
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Spirit CR800 Recumbent Bike

RRP Price: $4,299.00 Our Price: $3,499.00