Indoor Cycles Bangor ME

In cycling classes the instructor takes you through a simulated course of uphill and downhill biking. However, just because you bike at home doesn't mean you can't use your own imagination to create your own bike course.

Sports Authority
(207) 773-7400
364 Maine Mall Road, Unit 2-200
South Portland, ME
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

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Indoor cycles or studio cycles help to strengthen your cardiovascular abilities, tone your glutes, calves, thighs and in addition, are an excellent way to get those legs slim and trim.

If you're the type of person who doesn't care for traditional exercise, made up of jumpy, coordinated movements (like aerobics) then an indoor cycle might be for you. Indoor cycles are equipped with a weighted flywheel in the front that picks up speed as you pedal. Resistance from the flywheel, mixed with the adjustable seat and handlebars makes it feel like you're riding a real bike. In addition, there's a knob below the handlebars that allows you to adjust the tension, making pedaling easier or harder.

In cycling classes the instructor takes you through a simulated course of uphill and downhill biking. However, just because you bike at home doesn't mean you can't use your own imagination to create your own bike course.

To prepare for a home cycling session:

Pace Yourself - cycling can be highly intensive. Don't strain your muscles too much on the first ride. Start slow and accelerate as you improve.

Pad Where it Counts - Padded bike shorts or a padded cushion that slips over your bike seat is strongly recommended until your rear end get use to the bare bike seat. Bike seats can be a little hard at first and the last thing you want is a sore behind getting in the way of exercise.

Hydrate - Using a bike will give you the aerobic burst you need to ...

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