Know the difference between a treadmill and an exercise bike, take a look

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For physical fitness as well as weight reduction, many efforts are made by everyone. There are different types of machines available in the gym, which can help you get good workouts. But your program is just cardiovascular exercise, so you’re left with few options like an exercise bike, treadmill, and elliptical trainer. Among them, bikes and treadmills work differently and help you target different sets of muscles. For cardiovascular exercises, both are ns. They both help you burn tons of calories by targeting your lower body thigh muscles. Here we try to know the difference between a treadmill and an exercise bike.

* The difference is mainly in how they affect your joints and muscle group. Each has a distinct set of benefits and here we take a look and compare which one will work best for you based on your physical condition.

* If you compare the calorie count, a treadmill helps you burn more calories than an exercise bike. On a maximum treadmill you burn up to 700 calories per hour and on an exercise bike you burn up to 400 calories per hour.

* On the treadmill as well as on an exercise bike, there is a risk of injury, but comparatively, the risk is higher on the treadmill. There is always a risk of losing balance, stepping on your foot and injuring yourself.

*On the treadmill, you have various work out options whereas an exercise bike gives you limited options.

* The treadmill is a great cardio exercise, helps you lose belly fat, strengthen bones, heart muscles and tone the body. The exercise bike works on the glutes, calves and thighs. It doesn’t offer much upper body benefit.

These are some differences between a treadmill and an exercise bike.

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