By: Jodi Sussner, Director of Personal Training

 

The stationary bike is an excellent cardiovascular workout – the key is to challenge yourself by varying both cadence and resistance.  Plus, this equipment is one of the best low-impact options for saving your hip and/or knee joints.

 

Warm up at a moderate pace of 80-90 revolutions per minute (RPM), with a light resistance. 

 

Follow the chart below to optimize intervals of both high cadence, moderate resistance (similar to pushing speed on a flat road while biking), followed by low cadence and higher resistance (similar to climbing a steep hill while biking). 

 

 

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