Exercises for Weight Control
bicycle indoors on an exercise bike, or outdoors on a road bike. Biking
does not stress any one part of the body—your weight is spread between
your arms, back, and hips.
want to use a recumbent bike. On this type of bike, you sit low to the
ground with your legs reaching forward to the pedals. This may feel better
than sitting upright. The seat on a recumbent bike is also wider than the
seat on an upright bike.
biking outdoors, you may want to try a mountain bike. These bikes have
wider tires and are heavy. You can also buy a larger seat to put on your
sure the bike you buy has a weight rating at least as high as your own
Source: National Institutes of
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