Fall Floor Model Clearance - visit your local store for details.

Posted Jul 13, 2012 by Gym Source in FIT Fact.

Does Your Stationary Bike Fit Right?

A stationary bike offers the ideal low-impact exercise. But many times, users don’t adjust the bike to fit correctly. When adjusting seat height, make sure to have the ball of your foot on the pedal and only a very slight (5 to 10 degree) bend in your knee. If you sit too low (a common mistake) your knees flex too much as you pedal. This puts too much pressure on your knees–and because your legs won’t go through a full range of motion, you’ll burn fewer calories as a result.

Share this story:

Recent Posts

Build Your Home Gym

November 15th, 2018

How to Diversify Your Treadmill Workouts

Treadmills remain a widely used piece of equipment both in homes and in commercial gyms, but treadmill workouts are often thought of as monotonous. Why? We tapped our equipment experts for…

Oct2018_trainer-spotlight

October 1st, 2018

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Rob Gasko & Allen Meretsky

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Rob Gasko & Allen Meretsky Area Servicing: Central Monmouth County, NJ Experience: Rob Gasko is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Functional with…

Right_vs_Wrong_WebGraphic

September 26th, 2018

How to Avoid Common Workout Mistakes

Stop working out wrong. Quality fitness equipment is an investment and Gym Source wants to ensure you get the most from it AND your workouts. To help, we enlisted one of Gym Source’s VIP…

Build Your Home Gym

September 20th, 2018

Top Myths in Home Gym Design

Skeptic about the ease of creating your very own home gym, or just unsure of where to start? Our equipment experts debunk the top myths in home gym design. If you have been dreaming of your to…

Categories