Exercise Bicycle

About Exercise Bicycle (Exercise)

An exercise bicycle or bike, or stationary bicycle, is a device with saddle, pedals, and some form of handlebars arranged as on a bicycle for the purpose of doing cycling exercise indoors.

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StrkL's Exercise Bicycle History (Ongoing)
30 min Weekly Jan 01, 2006 - Jan 01, 2009
60 min Weekly Jan 01, 2009 - Mar 15, 2016
90 min Weekly Mar 15, 2016 - Last Update

StrkL's Exercise Bicycle is for…

  • Increased energy
  • Improve mobility
  • General health

StrkL's side effects of Exercise Bicycle…

  • Soreness Aug 16, 2009
  • Fatigue Aug 16, 2009

Evaluations


Sep 1, 2010

Dosage
60 min Weekly
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mobility decreased)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Slowness)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Soreness, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
As of Sept 1, 2010, I am lumping exercise bike together with the other aerobic exercise I do - walking, running, elliptical.
Cost
< $25 monthly

Oct 17, 2009

Dosage
60 min Weekly
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Slowness)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mobility decreased)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Soreness, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly

Aug 16, 2009

Dosage
60 min Weekly
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mobility decreased)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Soreness, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips
In late 2008 I read about forced exercise, so I started bicycling 90 RPM or more. At first I could only do it for about five minutes. By July 2009 I could pedal for thirty minutes or more at over 100 rpm.
Cost
< $25 monthly