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A common question about home gym equipment is, “Treadmill or stationary bike?” Here are five things to consider when looking to add a stationary bike to your Albuquerque home gym.
#1 Indoor vs. Outdoor
Both machines can help you train to perform better outdoors. However, when you use it, you’re primarily indoors. This makes both appropriate for exercise, no matter the weather.
A cardio workout should supplement a more comprehensive health and wellness plan. Depending on your fitness goals, you may need the additional resistance training a stationary bike offers.
Which activity do you enjoy more? If you choose one you think is better for you over the other, but you don’t want to put in the work consistently, you probably won’t get the results you want. Choose what you know you will use.
When you run or bike outdoors, you can pivot and explore wherever you like On an exercise bike, you’re in control of the machine, but the device controls the movements. In comparison, a treadmill gives you more freedom of motion.
Running and biking are notoriously hard on your joints. Both machines allow you to control the difficulty and impact of your workout to reduce muscle and joint injuries. With a treadmill, you aren’t seated and are more likely to fall off or be seriously injured.