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What are disadvantages of stationary bicycle machines?

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Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
You pedal: and pedal but they never take you anywhere :) Stationary bikes are good aerobic exercise and good for your heart. Fantastic for building strength in the thighs Disadvantage: they do nothing for the upper body vs say a stairclimber or Nordic trac. At the gym I do various upper body exercises and finish with 30 minutes on the stationary bike. Good luck.

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