The cardiostrong BC50 Recumbent Exercise Bike is a fantastic option for home the user. As well as looking stylish with its modern design, the bike possesses a number of features to make your workouts as comfortable and interesting as possible with an abundance of varying resistance levels and exercise programmes to engage and motivate, whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned gym enthusiast. EASY STEP-THROUGH: This bike is packed with loads of features to make sure your workout is both engaging and comfortable. Even getting on to the bike is made easier with the low step through which can help users with limited flexibility. OVERSIZED SEAT: The oversized seat is well cushioned and extremely comfortable which is ideal for longer training sessions where comfort is a must. The seat has a breathable mesh back rest which is adjusted horizontally to accommodate users of different heights. EASY TO MOVE: There are also transport wheels at the front of the bike so you can move your bike around freely – convenient if you want to move your bike in front of the TV or from room to room. HEART RATE FEEDBACK: Hand grip pulse sensors are positioned on the side handlebars so you can quickly and conveniently keep an eye on your heart rate. Heart rate feedback can be measured via the hand grip pulse sensors or the wireless heart rate receiver (chest strap sold separately, compatible with Polar T31 & T34 chest straps) which will provide an even more accurate reading of the users heart rate. HEART RATE CONTROL: Utilize one of the heart rate controlled programmes to optimize your workout, whether your goal is to shed a few pounds or improve general fitness. This method of training helps remove the guesswork and ensures the users is working out at the appropriate intensity relating to their fitness goals. To get an optimum workout, it is important to pace your exercise. You want your heart rate at the proper intensity level for an extended period of time.