Do you want to increase physical activity and calories you burn while sitting? The Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser lets you pedal away silently while sitting at your desk or in a chair. The pedal has a low height so that it can fit under desks. If you are afraid of increased health risks to sit still, this exerciser is a nice and affordable solution.
If your main exercise is walking or running, DeskCycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser can work the opposing leg muscles that do not get a workout from these activities.
This can help you keep your body in balance and benefit your walking and running.
DeskCycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser requires no power connection, so you can use it anywhere. It comes very little need for assembly and includes the only tool you need to do. Just place the front and rear legs, pedals and screen. It is portable, you can move it around your home easily.
Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser is a Cycle Under the Desk?
The Desk Cycle touts its low profile, says it will fit under desks as low as 27 inches. I had to adjust my chair height and experiment with placing it further under the desk to get it to a comfortable place where my knee did not hit the desk. But finally I found a good combination, so I could use it while writing this review.
Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser has a wide range of pedal resistance. You can set it to facilitate movement, not a distraction, or stand up through eight resistance settings so you are giving your quadriceps a real workout.
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Adjust the tension with a knob on the back of the machine nearest to you bend over and reach.
A gut of Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser is a magnetic resistance mechanism. I was very impressed with how smooth and quiet it was. It was motivating for me to use it when I do not distract others with noise.
I used the Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser on the carpet with a desk chair with wheels and had no problem with it remain in place while I pedaled.
If you use it on a wooden or tiled floors and a wheel chair, you may have some problems with the whole occupy the space. Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser includes a tether to attach to your chair to prevent this.
The pedals are comfortable to use in stocking feet or barefoot. I found that to be a big plus for my home office where I often do not wear shoes.
You can use the included display computer either at Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser or using a desktop display, so you can put it on top of your desk. It has a ten-foot extension cord. The display shows the speed in miles per hour on the top line. On the bottom line you can see the distance, calories and exercise time. These accumulate as you cycling. You can reset whenever you want. They have a disclaimer on calorie measure that is based on the maximum bet. They have a free online calculator to get a better estimate.
You can use the free software to track your workouts in addition to the display.
One drawback is that you will not get some pedometer steps logged while using Desk Cycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser.
If you want to get a step similar to the activity that you have put in to use it, use my pedometer Steps Equivalency Chart for cycling speed shown.
Bottom Line on the DeskCycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser
I found the DeskCycle Desk Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser to be an excellent solution is to get a workout bike and decreasing sedentary time. Make your sitting time into active time. The manufacturer provided a sample for me to use to review, I purchased after giving a try-out. It fits perfectly to my style of work and takes up no space in my office.
A study by a seated under-desk elliptical pedal device found overweight office workers enjoyed using it. They cycled an average of 50 minutes a day, burning an average of 107 calories. This is the equivalent of more than a mile of walking. They had no increase in muscle or bone pain or discomfort. They had fewer missed days of work due to illness and reported improvements in concentration on their work.