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What Are The Benefits of Recumbent Exercise Bike

There are many advantages if you make the workout part of your life. We all grow in several ways because we tend to do the same thing for years. Let’s assume that you are working for a successful MNC company for years then you gain experience and knowledge which helps you develop your mind and also improve your job results.

Those with experience have more opportunities because of it. The same process applies to the workout as well. Working out every day is very crucial in this era because the world has become very competitive and we all have to stay fit for the future, and that can only happen when you are dedicated and focused. We all are aware of the fact that working out in a GYM would be difficult if you are very busy with your professional life. Every professional person has an issue that they are unable to provide enough time to the workout.

However, there are few types of equipment which you have to use to make your life easier. You can get few types of equipment which can help you get rid of extra fat and maintain your body to a healthy level, these machines do not consume much of your room space, and they come at an affordable price.

Recumbent bicycles are known to provide the cardio type and Bike exercise at your home at an affordable price. If you want to workout and have fun at the same time then recumbent bicycles can fill your requirement. I won’t say that you will be blessed with six or eight packs but it is very useful when your target is to stay fit. Let’s introduce you few benefits that can help you get the shape you want and how you can make it more useful for learning new things about it.

What Are The Benefits of Recumbent Exercise Bike?

Cardiovascular Exercise

Everyone has their ideas on how well a Recumbent Bike then let me tell you it isn’t going to help you build six-packs. Has Aerobic ever came across your mind? in short, a Recumbent Bike is more like a regular Road Bike, the workout is similar to it. The only difference is that you bare working out inside of the house, and the Road Bike story is different on the other hand.  It is important that you consult your doctor before you start cardiovascular exercise programs.

  • You can use it lose weight, and with property diet, you can lose up to 7 pounds in a month.
  • If you think, your body has become lazy then give the machine a chance to give your body a soft touch and you will the results within a week.
  • Cardiovascular programs are incomplete with a Recumbent machine.

Not everyone has same body and health, so it is highly advised that you visit your doctor before using any equipment. If you want alternative for recumbent bikes, you can go for rowing machines which gives as much comfort as recumbent bikes. (Article source: https://www.fitnesstep1.com/best-rowing-machines/)

Knee & Hip Machine

There are people who are suffering from arthritis and it can be a cause for Joints and Knee pains but when you are using Recumbent bike then it puts less stress on your Hips and knees, which will give your body a gentle stress that is not harmful. It is always suggested that you consult your doctor for further information and guidance.

Conclusion

Remember, i have mentioned that every person has a health condition, if you are a person with a health condition then consult your doctor before you can start exercising your body. If you have any questions then feel free to ask in the comment section.

MICKELSON PASSES WOODS AND WATNEY TO GRAB LEAD AT HSBC CHAMPIONS

Woods failed to make a birdie over the final eight holes for a 70, leaving him two shots behind. Woods was level with American Nick Watney, who holed a 50-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a 70.

Mickelson and Woods will be in the final group Sunday for the first time since the famous “Duel at Doral” in 2005, when Woods rallied from a two-shot deficit in the final round to win.

Mickelson, who was at 14-under 202, was the only player among the top 18 on the leaderboard Saturday to break 70. He made three birdies in his opening five holes and three birdies over his last five holes, his lone bogey coming at No. 9 that provided what he hopes is a good sign. Trapped in the bushes, Lefty inverted a wedge and blasted out right-handed to the fairway.

He hit a similar shot at Doral this year when he went on to win his first World Golf Championship.

“I thought that might have been a good omen, even though it led to a bogey,” Mickelson said.

Woods appeared to be in control with a 15-foot birdie putt on the 10th to build a two-shot lead. That was his last birdie of the round, however, as he twice missed good birdie chances in the final hour and closed out a frustrating round by hitting into the rough and the bunker on the par-5 18th and having to save par.

“I didn’t take advantage of the par 5s and 16, I hit it in there stiff and missed that one,” Woods said. “Consequently, I was three shots worse. That’s about right.”

Woods and Mickelson also were paired in the final round at the Masters this year, when both lit up Augusta National with birdies until they ran out of holes. They also played together in the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship in 2007, which Mickelson won by four shots, although they weren’t in the final group.

Watney continued to fall farther back with a three-putt bogey on the 17th, but the 28-year-old rolled in his long-range putt on the final hole to give the first WGC event in Asia an All-American final group.

“I thought I played pretty well overall, considering it was my first time playing with Tiger in a tournament, and I was happy that I was able to concentrate and play the shots I needed to play,” Watney said. “Hopefully, at only two back, I might have a shot at the tournament, and I really can’t wait.”

America’s Ryan Moore, who played alongside Woods and Watney, had a 70 and was at 11-under 205.

The best round belonged to England’s Lee Westwood, who leads the Race to Dubai on the European Tour and did himself a huge favor by running off eight birdies in his 65. Westwood was at 10-under 206, and now can consider winning his first WGC event.

“This is a golf course that you can make up a lot of shots over a round,” Westwood said.

Mickelson didn’t have to make up that many, starting only one shot out of the lead. He was briefly tied for the lead on a couple of occasions with birdies early in the round, then seemed to stall on the back nine.

He came to life in the final hour, however. It started with a lob wedge he had to throw up into the strong wind, leaving him a 6-foot birdie putt. Then came a drive he smashed through fairway at the 15th, giving him only a 9-iron to 15 feet and another birdie that had Mickelson singing on the way to the next tee, “Somebody’s got his putter back.”

He missed opportunities on the next two holes, then finished with a pitch that brought an enormous gallery surrounding the 18th green to its feet. Woods had a good view of it all in the group behind him, but he couldn’t answer.

The last time they competed against each other was the Tour Championship six weeks ago, when Mickelson won at East Lake with newfound confidence in his putting stroke, and Woods captured the FedExCup trophy.

EUROPEAN NOTEBOOK: GARCIA WILL STICK TO HIS OWN SCHEDULE IN 2010

Garcia has not played in the European Tour’s flagship BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth since 2000, but Montgomerie has said: “I feel every European that is qualified for that event should be playing and I will be asking for that personally in my role.”

Monty is also keen for them to appear at Celtic Manor in the Wales Open, an event Garcia has never played, so they are familiar with the course before Ryder Cup week.

“If it fits in my schedule, I will definitely make an effort,” Garcia said. “It if doesn’t, you know, I’ll have to play wherever it fits my schedule.

“I haven’t looked at it yet, so I can’t answer that one,” he added. “[Montgomerie] hasn’t talked to me yet, so maybe he doesn’t think I’m going to make it.”

CABRERA BRINGS END TO SEASON: By pulling out of this week’s HSBC Champions in Shanghai, Masters champion Angel Cabrera also will miss out on the European Tour’s season-ending Dubai World Championship.

By skipping the HSBC Championship, the 40-year-old Cabrera will play the minimum 12 events required for inclusion in the Dubai field, though he would have been eligible if he hadn’t been disqualified from the recent Castello Masters. He missed his tee time by less than 15 minutes after being delayed en route from Bermuda the previous day.

“Now I have two weeks in South Africa, then back to Argentina and restart in January in Hawaii,” said Cabrera.

Cabrera’s decision could be great news for England’s former European Open champion Kenneth Ferrie, currently 116th on the Order of Merit and in danger of losing his Tour card. Ferrie will move up one spot when Cabrera’s name is removed from the list, with the top 115 earning exemptions for next season’s circuit.

Ferrie could have secured his immediate future at the Singapore Open on Sunday. But by finishing only 57th, he stayed 116th in the ‘Race to Dubai’ standings.

ELS UNHAPPY WITH SCHEDULING: Ernie Els has slammed the European Tour’s decision to co-sanction last week’s Barclays Singapore Open at the same time as the Volvo World Match Play Championship in Spain.

With the World Match Play taking a break from the schedule last year, Els was technically the defending champion, having won the event at Wentworth in 2007.

But due to his contractual obligations to play in Singapore, he was unable to challenge for an eighth World Match Play title.

Els is also still upset after his obligations in Singapore forced him to miss the season-ending Volvo Masters in 2007, meaning he was unable to add to his earnings on the European Tour and missed out on a third Order of Merit title as Justin Rose won in Spain to claim his first.

“The one year the European Tour put the Volvo Masters up against the Singapore Open and I could not play the final event on the European Tour and it cost me the money title,” said Els. “So I was not very pleased about that and the fallout from that, the criticism I got about European Tour players playing in an Asian event.

“We have got more controversy [last week] because of the Match Play, which they have put up against the Singapore Open,” he added. “I do not understand that, it is a tournament I have won seven times.”

WOODS SURGES INTO A SHARE OF THE LEAD AT HSBC WITH SECOND STRAIGHT 67

Woods has been runner-up twice at the HSBC Champions, and he put himself in contention again at Sheshan International. After consecutive holes of failing to make birdie with a wedge in his hand, he knocked in a 10-foot birdie on the ninth and was on his way.

“I certainly had some looks and didn’t really capitalize on anything,” Woods said. “Made a putt on 9 and from then on, I hit a lot of good putts and basically played the last 10 holes at 5 under.”

He reached the par-5 18th in two for one last birdie to catch Watney (70) at 10-under 134.

They were one shot clear of Mickelson, Ryan Moore (69) and Alvaro Quiros of Spain, who chose to lay up on the 18th instead of hitting 4-iron to the green because the putting surfaces were firm and quick. He had to settle for a par and a 66.

Another shot behind was Anthony Kim, who made eagle on the 18th for a 69, while yet another American, Pat Perez, made a bogey on his final hole for a 69 that put him at 7-under 137.

Perez said he is working on some swing adjustments and not really paying attention to his score, so while he is in contention for the first time in a World Golf Championship, he is not particularly sure how he got there.

“It felt like Sunday afternoon on the wrong side of the course,” he said. “We had like two people following us. It’s an awesome tournament, but we had no atmosphere. It made me realize I’m actually a nobody. I thought I was decently somebody, but this confirms it. In worldwide golf, I’m a nobody.”

Still laughing, Perez stated the obvious. Most of the fans were following three groups, the bulk of them with Woods.

They lined the entire side of the fairway on the 603-yard eighth hole, although most of the cheers were for Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand as he opened with three birdies over the first seven holes.

Woods had birdie putts inside 18 feet on every holes over the first hour, converting only one of them and losing his patience. The Chinese gallery doesn’t speak his language, although it understands that a player flipping his club at the golf bag is not a good sign.

Only when he glanced at the leaderboard did Woods realize no one was doing that much better.

“It certainly was a bit frustrating,” he said. “But the guys weren’t running off and hiding, either. I knew if I could just play the back nine at 3 under par … I figured that would probably be a good number. And I did a couple better than that.”

Putting also was the difference for Watney, who made just about everything on Thursday and was stunned to miss a couple of short putts in the second round. He was even for his round until closing with two birdies that put him in the final group of a WGC event for the second time this year. He played the final two rounds at Doral with Mickelson, losing by one shot.

Watney wasn’t the least bit shocked to see Woods atop the leaderboard, with Mickelson and Kim right in the mix.

“I knew from the start they were in the field, so it’s no surprise they’re playing well,” Watney said. “Whatever the lead is at, that’s not going to win the golf tournament. I need to go out and keep playing well and keep making birdies to have any shot.”

Watney and Woods will be joined in the last group with Moore, who messed up the easy holes and picked up shots on the harder ones. He finished by missing the green in a miserable spot on No. 9 and chipping in from 60 feet for birdie.

“I was happy to walk away with par, and to have birdie … that was nice,” Moore said.

Mickelson has been driving the ball great since the Tour Championship, and he gets to stack his length up Saturday against Quiros, one of the longest hitters on golf. Quiros is one of the few who has even dared go for the green on the 603-yard eighth, with a stream fronting the green. He reached it Friday with a 4-iron.

“I’m playing OK,” Quiros said. “I’m lucky with bad shots. I’m able to hit recovery shots.”

Mickelson won at Sheshan International two years ago and has done just enough to be near the lead. He chipped in twice, but perhaps his best shot followed a mistake. He hit hybrid into a fairway bunker on the 16th, leaving him an awkward yardage with the ball slightly plugged in the slope. He hit wedge to 12 feet and made birdie.

“I put myself in good position heading into the weekend,” he said. “There’s a lot of guys there, and I’ll need to play well.”

SLIGHT CHANGE FOR 2010 PGA TOUR SCHEDULE, BUT NOT FEDEXCUP SYSTEM

We think the FedExCup did a lot of positive things and met the objectives we set for it,” George said Tuesday. “We don’t anticipate it changing.”

It would be the first time since the FedExCup began in 2006 that the points system was left alone.

Tiger Woods won the $10 million bonus this year with two runner-up finishes and a victory during the FedExCup playoffs, although four players had a chance to win the cup on the back nine of the Tour Championship.

PALM HARBOR, FL – MARCH 17: Kevin Streelman plays a shot on the 15th hole during the final round of the Tampa Bay Championship at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 17, 2013 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

The playoff schedule will stay the same for the third straight year, which includes a week off after the third playoff event, the BMW Championship on Sept. 9-12 outside Chicago. The Tour Championship is Sept. 23-26.

PGA Tour officials had been polling players about changing the playoff schedule in 2010 because of the Ryder Cup, which will be played in Wales the week after the Tour Championship. Most U.S. team members will be playing five times in six weeks, concluding with one of the most draining weeks in golf at the Ryder Cup.

Among the options were to have the dark week after two playoff events, although most players figured it would be better to take a break after two playoff events only in non-Ryder Cup years.

Meanwhile, the Turning Stone Resort Championship which had been part of the Fall Series, has been moved into the FedExCup portion of the schedule as an opposite-field event. Turning Stone will be played Aug. 5-8, the same week as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. While it no longer is held in October, Turning Stone — in Verona, N.Y. — will not have access to top players who will be competing at a World Golf Championship.

“They have a desire to get into the FedExCup season,” George said. “They offer FedEx points, and it’s at a time that is much better for them to showcase the great property they have.”

Milwaukee is not part of the PGA Tour schedule for the first time since 1968 after its title sponsor, U.S. Bank, did not renew its contract. It had been played in recent years the same week as the British Open. Now, that date goes to the Reno-Tahoe Open, which had been held the same week as Firestone.

The 2010 season begins Jan. 7 with the SBS Championship at Kapalua for previous year’s champions, and continues with the Sony Open in Honolulu and the Bob Hope Classic in the California desert.

The West Coast Swing has been rearranged this year. The Northern Trust Open at Riviera will be held Feb. 4-7, the same week as the Super Bowl, with the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am the following week.

The FBR Open outside Phoenix, which traditionally is the same week as the Super Bowl, will be the anchor of the West Coast Swing next year. It will be held Feb. 25-28, a week after the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz.

The Tour has 37 events during the FedExCup season, adding the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia the last week in July to replace the Buick Open. The Fall Series portion of the schedule was not released. Now that Turning Stone has moved to August, only four tournaments in the Fall Series are under contract through next year, down from seven tournaments in 2008