Thursday, October 19, 2006

Stationary Exercise Bike

Stationary Exercise Bike
Working out often requires a bit of ingenuity. It isn’t always possible to find a place to run, and getting to a gym isn’t always as easy as some would like you think. When this happens, you have to find a way to exercise in your home, or at the very least, have an alternative to the gym when you just can’t get there. Some people like to workout to DVDs, but a stationary exercise bike is a very easy to use and popular choice for many people.
The great thing about a stationary exercise bike is that you can find all sizes. No matter how small your home is you can probably still find a little space to fit one in. They are usually easier to move around than a treadmill, and some can fit into a tiny corner. A stationary exercise bike is probably pretty easy to find as well. If you can’t afford a new one, chances are good that you can find a good model that has been used, but is still in great shape. Look in local classifieds or even your local thrift store to find one.
A stationary exercise bike is ideal for almost anyone. Even those with special medical conditions may be able to use one for exercise. You should discuss this with your doctor, of course, but you may find that a stationary exercise bike can help you get the exercise you need without putting too much stress on your body. If you have bad knees, this might not be the case, but in most other cases, it is easy on the body, as long as you use it correctly.
You can buy new models all over the place. Most department stores carry these, and you can also find a stationary exercise bike in health and fitness stores. There are a lot of exercise machines that come and go in popularity, but the stationary exercise bike seems to always be available. The standard isn’t the standard any longer either, as there are so many different types, and you may have a hard time selecting the model you want to purchase.
The most important part of owning a stationary exercise bike is making sure that you use it. It won’t do you any good sitting there in the corner collecting dust. Also remember to keep an eye on the moving parts to make sure they are oiled as necessary, and that the screws are all tight and fit securely so you don’t have an accident while using your stationary exercise bike. Remember to keep children away, as they can get hurt if they stick their fingers in the chain or in the moving wheel.