Group cycling bike is another common gym equipment, which you will find almost in every gym. You may prefer cycling bike as it allows working out sitting on it. It is one of the best exercises for those people who have been suffering from knee pain for years. To get maximum benefits out of it, you have to customize your body with this equipment. Adjust the seat according to your height,accessibility and comfort level etc.
The more comfortable you are, the longer time you can perform.Thereby, you can burn more calories with it. That’s why being comfortable is very much important.
There are two types of cycling bike. Such as-
- Upright bike
- Recumbent bike
Upright bike looks like traditional road bike and the recumbent bike comes with a backrest. You can workout leaning your shoulder in the recumbent bike. There are some bikes with a monitor, which shows the level of stamina, speed, calories burned and so forth.
These features also make your workout more meaningful. Cycling bike helps to burn calories across the body while pedaling in good motion. You can change the course of motion to challenge yourself and burn even more calories.
In terms of calorie, burning, group-cycling bike is one of the best equipment’s to try out. You can burn about 500-1000 calories per hour depending onyour body mass index (BMI), duration and the intensity of activity.
Things to do
- While working on it, don’t tend to lean your head and shoulder towards the handle of the bike. It is not the proper position for doing this exercise. It will make you tired and damage your body shape. Try to keep your head, shoulder and waist in straight line.
- Don’t forget to keep your knees straight. Very often, you may become inattentive during workout. In subconscious mind, your knees may lose the position, which may lead to knee pain after the gym. So try to keep your vision on your knees and keep it in the straight line.
- Be cautious at the time of pedaling; keep your toes flat to the floor. Otherwise, it will injure your ankles.