What are the pros and cons of upright vs recumbent exercise bikes?

Does one burn more calories than the other? Any other advantages or disadvantages that you know of?


4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    I prefer recumbent due to lowerback safety.


  • nerte
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    this is solid to apply the two Upright & Recumbent motorcycles as they hit distinctive components of the physique. the two motorcycles properly burn energy and do the interest, yet once you have get admission to to the two at a well-being club i could rotate them. it is likewise has so lots greater to do with convenience greater advantageous than what motorcycle burns greater energy. i assume in case you check out it particularly close the upright motorcycles rigidity you at circumstances to apply somewhat greater bodyweight because of the fact the way your located intense and above your legs greater.

  • 1 decade ago

    the recumbent bike is definetly the way to go!

    I find them much more comfortable especially when performing interval training when performing at 100% effort levels...

    Source(s): BS Exercise Science IFPA Certified Master Trainer 25+ years of resistance training experience 17 years of martial arts training
  • 1 decade ago

    Recumbent bikes are really nice if you have lower back problems.

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