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Entries in upright bikes (1)

Thursday
Sep182014

Recumbent and upright bikes still the best for cardio

True recumbent bikeDespite the constantly growing number of cardio equipment options, upright and recumbent stationary bikes are holding their own, their status ensured by their ease of use, ongoing innovation, and increased interest in cycling.

Manufacturers report strong sales both in the U.S. and abroad. In the U.S., demand for recumbents remains high, due in part to their comfort and growth in the country’s aging and obese populations. Meanwhile, overseas, uprights sell more strongly, in part because of their smaller footprint.

Although stationary cycling is one of the oldest and most evolved cardio concepts, new bikes and refined features continue to emerge.

Read on to see the popularity of recumbent and upright bikes.

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