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Foldable Upright Bikes

Cycling is among the most recommended forms of exercise for anyone who wants to lose weight. Designed to provide you with a deficit of 1000 calories per hour, stationary bikes can bring a significant improvement to your heart and lung functions while enhancing your stamina and bone density, which means that it’s also entirely suitable to elderly people. Users will be glad to lean that these machines can easily be operated by novices.

Upright bikes also come in a wide variety of models and sizes. Unlike its recumbent counterparts, this kind of bike tends to be more compact, and not just that, but you can also find some very good foldable models. Indeed, without compromising the sturdiness of the frame, some models can be easily folded in half and placed in a closet or under the bed until the next time you decide to use it. Here are two of the better-known foldable upright bikes:

Exerpeutic 1200 Folding Magnetic:

exerpeutic foldingWith an impressive weight capacity of up to 300 pounds, the Exerpeutic 1200 is perfect for users with limited flooring space. Best of all, this particular model is extremely comfortable thanks to its wide, thickly padded seat that is designed to easily suit several body shapes. The bike is also designed to accommodate athletes who measure between 5’3 to 6’3 inches. Sporting a practical heart rate monitor, the machine can safely be used by heart patients. Athletes will also appreciate its space-saving design that allows you to easily fold the machine for storage. In fact, when folded up, the machine only measures half its size.

The space-saving option also makes it extremely easy for you to mount and dismount the bike. You will even benefit from a handy pair of transport wheels that allows you to use the machine in just about any room of the house. Because of the leg stabilizers, the Exerpeutic 1200 remains completely stationary, even during more energetic workouts. It features no less than 8 resistance settings which can be adjusted to your desired level. You can also benefit from a unique crank system designed to provide you with a consistent and smooth workout. The belt drive and balanced flywheel also offers a virtually noiseless training session.

Marcy Foldable Exercise Bike:

marcy foldableThis manually adjustable machine is entirely suited to anyone who lives in cramped areas. Indeed, not only is the bike brimming with features but it also comes with a foldable option to guarantee easy storage. The innovative frame is quite light, ensuring mobility and allowing you to use it in any room of the house. In spite of its lightness, however, the frame doesn’t budge or wobble during your training.

The seat is thickly padded and packs quite a lot of density to prevent saddle soreness and make your workout even more enjoyable. The display screen is easy to read, even from a distance. This gadget allows you to keep track of your progress by providing readouts about the number of calories burned, time elapsed and distance covered, among others. Because of its exceptional smoothness, Marcy Foldable is guaranteed to provide you with a quiet workout, leaving you free to listen to some music or enjoy a movie while you train.