Recumbent Bike

Cardiovascular / Beginner

2 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Stationary Cycle

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 25K mi
    average distance
  • 72K mi
    best distance
  • 16
    times logged
  • #139
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Recumbent Bike Distance

  • 25K mi
    average distance
  • 72K mi
    best distance
  • 16
    times logged
  • #121
    popularity rank

Average Male Recumbent Bike Distance

  • 0 mi
    average distance
  • 0 mi
    best distance
  • 0
    times logged
  • #260
    popularity rank

Average Female Recumbent Bike Distance

How to do Recumbent Bike:

Muscles Worked

Details

recumbent bike is a cardiovascular exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings ...more

recumbent bike is a cardiovascular exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings.

The only recumbent bike equipment that you really need is the following: stationary cycle. There are however many different recumbent bike variations that you can try out that may require different types of recumbent bike equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper recumbent bike form is easy with the step by step recumbent bike instructions, recumbent bike tips, and the instructional recumbent bike technique video on this page. recumbent bike is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the recumbent bike video, learn how to do the recumbent bike, and then be sure and browse through the recumbent bike workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Grasp the handles during the workout so that you can make sure your heart rate is in your target zone.
  2. Give yourself some time to warm up at the beginning of your workout and cool down at the end.

Variations

  1. Change the level of resistance during your workout.
  2. Experiment with the programmed routines for variety.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

2 Review

  • AaronV
    almost 8 years ago
    #

    Not as good as a standard bike.

  • Luke2
    over 5 years ago
    #

    Stationary bike or real bike on a trainer or rollers is much better indoors

Equipment Needed

  • Stationary Cycle

Tips

  1. Grasp the handles during the workout so that you can make sure your heart rate is in your target zone.
  2. Give yourself some time to warm up at the beginning of your workout and cool down at the end.

Variations

  1. Change the level of resistance during your workout.
  2. Experiment with the programmed routines for variety.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound