Calories Burned Recumbent Bike

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A recumbent bike differs from an ordinary bike because it sits you lower to the ground and places your legs out in front of you rather than below you. The health benefits are just about the same for both styles of bike, however the recumbent bike can offer you one thing that an ordinary bike cannot, comfort. Because of it’s low sitting style, these bikes are also quite a bit safer and have added back support, making it perfect for anyone that has back issues. There is also less stress put on the knees because of the laid out posture. Let’s check out the calories you can burn using a recumbent bike in your work out routine.

Calories Burned On A Recumbent Bike

All calculations are based on a mid intensity workout.

Body Weight = 120 Pounds
5 Minutes – 28 Calories
10 Minutes – 56 Calories
20 Minutes – 112 Calories
30 Minutes – 168 Calories
60 Minutes – 336 Calories

Body Weight = 150 Pounds
5 Minutes – 39 Calories
10 Minutes – 77 Calories
20 Minutes – 154 Calories
30 Minutes – 231 Calories
60 Minutes – 462 Calories

Body Weight = 200 Pounds
5 Minutes – 56 Calories
10 Minutes – 112 Calories
20 Minutes – 224 Calories
30 Minutes – 336 Calories
60 Minutes – 672 Calories

Body Weight = 250 Pounds
5 Minutes – 74 Calories
10 Minutes – 147 Calories
20 Minutes – 294 Calories
30 Minutes – 441 Calories
60 Minutes – 882 Calories

Incredible Recumbent Bike Work Out Routines

Interval Training With Recumbent Bike

Using interval training in conjunction with the bike is a great way to maximize your workout time.

Cardio Exercises

This quick video shows you some awesome cardio exercises that can be done on the recumbent bike.