Air bikes, also known as air bikes or assault bikes, are a type of fitness equipment that is a combination of a stationary bike and an upper body trainer. They are designed for intense cardio workouts and full-body workouts.
What makes air bikes special is their resistance system, which is based on air. This means that resistance is generated by the resistance of the fan, which is generated by the pedaling motion and the workout of the arms. The faster you pedal or the more intense you move your arms, the greater the resistance.
Air bikes offer several benefits:
Total body workout:
By integrating the arm function into the workout, not only the leg muscles but also the upper body muscles such as arms, shoulders, chest and back are activated. This provides an effective full-body workout.
Intense Cardio Workout:
Air Bikes enable high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Since resistance increases with speed, you can increase the pace to get your heart rate up and burn calories effectively.
Gentle on joints:
Compared to running or other high impact activities, Air Bikes are gentler on joints. They offer a lower risk of injury, making them suitable for people with joint problems or injuries.
Most air bikes have adjustable seats and handlebars, so the machine can be customized to fit body size and preferences. As well, the exercise pace and resistance can be self-controlled to accommodate individual fitness levels and goals.
Air bikes are commonly used in gyms, CrossFit boxes and for home workouts. They are well suited for intense cardio workouts, increasing endurance, fat loss and improving overall fitness.