Recumbent bikes are one of the safest types of exercise equipment for older adults. These stationary bikes allow you to work out your glutes, calves, and thighs in a controlled and safe setting. People use recumbent bikes to aid in their joint problems and improve their balance. A lot of these bikes even have other features like heart rate monitoring and padded backrests.
Cycling is also proven to help with numerous things, from your blood pressure to your heart and lung health, as well as weight management.
Here are some of the best recumbent bikes so you can start reaping these health benefits:
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William Rivers is an editor with a master’s degree in Human Services Counseling at Maine State University. He has more than 20 years of experience working in the senior healthcare industry.