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Spinning Bike: An Effective Indoor Workout

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The Spinning bike was introduced to the world in the 1980s. Initially they were created to provide training workouts during the winter months for cyclists. The normal spinning bike is housed in a heavy constructed frame. This frame has been designed to provide a solid base yet with flexibility so that it can be moved on the gym floor easily. Also, bikes can be aligned side by side or placed at random depending on the class.

There is a big wheel at the front and a flywheel which is adjustable. This gives a pressure or tension element as needed depending on your experience. All adjustments can be made through turning a knob at the side. There is a connection between the large wheel and pedals, the latter containing straps to hold the feet of the cyclists in place safely. The bar of the spin bike is normally shaped like the letter W so as to enable the cyclist to reposition their arms.

According to the experts on cycling and health, there are many benefits available to those who cycle regularly 24/7. This of course is possible because of the advent of the spin bike- since weather conditions are immaterial! A great boon. One of the major benefits is that it is a low-impact form of exercise providing a great cardiovascular exercise as well as being easier on the body frame.

Spinning bike exercises are unique amongst other forms of sport in this low impact area. There is very little stress to the joints and muscles which is not always so in the case of other sports such as jogging, running or strenuous athletics. The cardio system benefits enormously from this. As a result, it is often said that as well as getting a full body exercise you can burn off up to several hundred calories in just one hour's exercise!

You won't find as a rule your spinning bike offering much in the way of comfortable features. They are usually very basic. The basics of the sport are easy to master and one can progress very quickly -- indeed if you are gifted and hard-working you could even reach professional standard if you wished. A question that is often asked is how does one keep one's mind focused and unclouded by tedium? The answer usually given is to take your MP3 player along to the sessions. You will then have an opportunity to listen to music, an audio book, or even learn that language you promised yourself -- Italian, Spanish, French etc. Why not exercise your brain -- after all it is part of your body!

Did you enjoy riding your bike as a kid? You can experience the same thrill you felt then and get all the health benefits that you need. You don't need much to start; padded cycling shorts are helpful, a water bottle very useful, moisture -- wicking sports tops and a gel seat cover that slides over the saddle of your exercise bike is about all you want.

There are numerous exercise bike clubs and associations around today. So you have no reasons to not get started straight away. A quick surf on the Internet will be helpful. Your constant motivation will come from the boost in health and fun you will receive from this great sport.


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