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Desk Bikes

Desk Bikes

Desk Bikes

Desk bikes are one way to solve the difficulties that can arise from sitting for long hours at a desk. They can also be a way to allow people who are recovering from an extended illness or difficult injury to begin exercising to regain strength and maintain cardiovascular health. Certain types of desk bikes can even be used to help maintain circulatory or joint health for people who are unable to move their legs.

Under Desk Pedal Bike

An under desk pedal bike is an excellent exercise solution for people who must remain seated, at a desk, for long hours each day. These pint-sized pedal bikes have been reduced to the pedals and a mechanism for providing resistance. No handlebars, no seat, no standing frame, just the pedals, and perhaps an attached or detachable monitor. While you are not likely to build Olympic-style muscles or an athletic physique, an under desk pedal bike can combat fluid build-up due to lack of motion, tone calf, and thigh muscles, help burn calories, and even relieve the tedium of just sitting and waiting.

Best Desk Bikes

The best desk bikes incorporate some of the same flywheel technology as full-sized exercise bikes, especially magnetic resistance. Magnetic resistance, because it relies on electricity to adjust the pedaling difficulty, is easy to fit into the small framework of a desk bike and provides the same adjustability. However, simple, mechanical friction can also be packaged in a small framework, giving the ability to adjust the resistance without using an electrical outlet.

Highly Rated Desk Bikes

Standing Desk Bike

standing desk bike

A standing desk bike is sometimes recommended for people who must be at a desk for long hours. The theory is that just standing as opposed to sitting will help combat loss of muscle tone and challenges to the circulatory system. The truth is that just standing has its own difficulties. A tall desk bike that incorporates a seat, but that does not have handlebars, can be substituted for a desk chair or stool, and goes well with a standing desk. The user can pedal at intervals, or simply use the bike as a place to sit when standing becomes too difficult or tedious. Since the user must balance on a bike seat, the standing desk bike incorporates an advantageous feature of all upright bikes: the need to balance on a small support, thus incorporating the use of the core muscles. best desk bikes

Mini Exercise Bike

A mini exercise bike can have a variety of uses. It can simply be used as an under desk bike, or it can be placed in front of a couch or even a wheelchair for use by someone who does not have the ability to stand. Some motorized versions can be used to help someone who does not have the strength or ability to move required to pedal an exercise bike. These motorized exercise bikes are not intended for building strength. Rather, they are used to help maintain circulatory health in immobile limbs, to rotate joints to prevent them from becoming stiff, and to help retain general functionality in the limb in question.

DeskCycle Under Desk Bike Pedal Exerciser - Desk Exercise Equipment with Magnetic Resistance - Leg Exerciser While Sitting for Office Workout or Home Fitness
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DeskCycle Under Desk Bike Pedal Exerciser - Desk Exercise Equipment with Magnetic Resistance - Leg Exerciser While Sitting for Office Workout or Home Fitness
  • SMOOTH & SILENT - DeskCycle's patented under desk bike uses premium magnetic resistance and a proper flywheel for a super smooth pedal motion. This is easier on your joints and whisper-quiet. Your coworkers and family won't even notice!
  • ADVANCED DESIGN - With more than twice the resistance range of other foot pedal exercisers, this mini exercise bike's 8 resistance levels range from very easy to truly challenging. Great for cardio, strength training, and physical therapy equipment.
  • EASY TO USE - Our desk exercise equipment is user friendly. The large 5-function LCD display tracks speed, distance & more. For easy reading, place the monitor on your table with the included display stand.
  • SMALL & SMART - Premium desk exercise equipment can help keep you focused, improve productivity and burns far more calories than a standing desk.
  • FITNESS GIFTS - Looking for thoughtful gifts for grandparents? Our mini exercise bike encourages leg exercise while sitting for seniors and is the perfect gift for anyone looking for an easy way to get more active.

Under Desk Peddler

To review our points, the under desk peddler is probably the most frequent use of a pedal bike. They are designed to fit under most standard office desks and can be unobtrusively used throughout a busy workday. They help put an end to the discomfort of sitting still with your legs bent and your feet perhaps nominally placed on the floor, or even left to dangle in the air if your desk chair is a trifle too tall.

Another feature of these small exercise bikes is their size. If you are traveling and do not want to lug a full-sized exercise bike or even one of the folding exercises bikes with you while traveling cross country on a road trip, then one of these little babies will help you get in your daily movement quota.

While a portable, under-desk, or small-sized peddler will probably not prepare you for a cross-country biking marathon, it is a good alternative to sitting at a desk or even sitting on a couch wishing you could get across the room to your full-sized exercise bike. It can even be a good place to start if you are working back toward full health after an injury or illness. They have the added benefit of usually being exceptionally affordable and portable.

DeskCycle Under Desk Bike Pedal Exerciser - Desk Exercise Equipment with Magnetic Resistance - Leg Exerciser While Sitting for Office Workout or Home Fitness
7,280 Reviews
DeskCycle Under Desk Bike Pedal Exerciser - Desk Exercise Equipment with Magnetic Resistance - Leg Exerciser While Sitting for Office Workout or Home Fitness
  • SMOOTH & SILENT - DeskCycle's patented under desk bike uses premium magnetic resistance and a proper flywheel for a super smooth pedal motion. This is easier on your joints and whisper-quiet. Your coworkers and family won't even notice!
  • ADVANCED DESIGN - With more than twice the resistance range of other foot pedal exercisers, this mini exercise bike's 8 resistance levels range from very easy to truly challenging. Great for cardio, strength training, and physical therapy equipment.
  • EASY TO USE - Our desk exercise equipment is user friendly. The large 5-function LCD display tracks speed, distance & more. For easy reading, place the monitor on your table with the included display stand.
  • SMALL & SMART - Premium desk exercise equipment can help keep you focused, improve productivity and burns far more calories than a standing desk.
  • FITNESS GIFTS - Looking for thoughtful gifts for grandparents? Our mini exercise bike encourages leg exercise while sitting for seniors and is the perfect gift for anyone looking for an easy way to get more active.