Friday, August 10, 2018

Top 10 Best Desk Exercises

”Desk exercise allow you to pedal while working helping you to be happier, more productive, burn more than 500 calories and longer lifespan” - East Carolina University's & University of Bristol. [1, 2]

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best under desk bike, the list below will simplify your search.


1. DeskCycle (under $160)
Pros
• Well built and totally silent.

Cons
• The display should be backlit.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.897 verified buyers – 4.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Under Desk Exercise Bike and Pedal Exerciser
• Lowest pedal height available; only 10 Inches; can work with desks as low as 27 inches; See description for details, pedal arm length:3 1/2 inches
• More than twice the resistance range of the other pedal exercisers; 8 calibrated resistance settings; from very easy to more than you need
• Magnetic resistance provides smooth, quiet pedal motion; let's you focus on your work and your co-workers focus on theirs
• Same patented magnetic resistance mechanism and high quality components as the MagneTrainer
• 5 function display shows speed, time, distance calories and scan; Online calorie calculator on website for very accurate calories burned
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 24 x 20 x 10 inches ; 23 pounds
           

2. FitDesk FDX 3.0 (under $228)
Pros
• Comfortable Saddle and back rest with easy "pull" height adjustment knob.
• Folds up easy and rolls on wheels to make putting away fast.

Cons
• Basic performance monitor.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.470 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Desk Exercise Bike and Office Workstation with Massage Bar
• Durable: Built to last with high quality gear box components for years of reliable operation
• Quiet: Twin belt, high velocity flywheel
• Unique: Desk features non-slip surface, built-in tablet holder, easy access storage tray and massage rollers positioned to make typing while exercising comfortable
• Digital resistance meter tracks mileage, calories, time, etc
• Adjustable: Seat back and extender included allowing for upright and semi-recumbent use
• Dimensions: 28 x 16 x 45 inches ; 45 pounds
           

3. MagneTrainer (under $160)
Pros
• Quiet pedal motion.

Cons
• A higher pedal height (5 inches taller than the DeskCycle) makes it tough to use at a desk.
Features:
• Reviewed by 723 verified buyers – 4.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• ER Mini Exercise Bike Arm and Leg Exerciser
• Compact, lightweight commercial grade arm and leg exerciser; 15 inch wide base and sturdy steel frame
• Patented magnetic resistance; more than twice the resistance range of the other magnetic pedal exercisers
• Sturdy steel base and wide footprint for excellent stability; Both legs are over 15-Inch wide
• Adjustable Velcro straps on pedals to accommodate all foot sizes; pedals work with both feet and hands
• Electronic monitor displays Speed, Distance, Time and Calories. Runs on single AA Battery (included)
• Dimensions: 16 x 9 x 16 inches ; 23 pounds
           

4. Vive (under $62)
Pros
• Nonslip, non-marking feet.
• Well built, heavy, durable, and quiet.

Cons
• Toe straps are stiff.
Features:
• Reviewed by 653 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Small exercise bike for under your office desk - designed for either hands or feet
• Quiet and smooth pedal operation
• Compact design is 12.5” high, easily fitting under a desk or similar space
• Non-slip, nonmarking feet ensure the pedal exerciser stays in place on any surface
• The low profile design keeps the pedal exerciser from wobbling and sliding while in use
• Each pedal also has a nonslip surface with molded finger grips and adjustable toe loops for added comfort and safety
• Easily adjust the resistance level with the tension knob for a personalized exercise experience. • A large, easy to read LCD screen displays RPM, time, speed, distance and calories burned with the touch of a button that is easily accessible while in use
           

5. Exerpeutic ExerWorK 1000 (under $230)
Pros
• Height stabilizers that can be adjusted according to the user’s requirement.

Cons
• Small LCD screen.
Features:
• Reviewed by 496 verified buyers – 4.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Fully Adjustable Desk Folding Exercise Bike with Pulse
• Sliding desktop: large fully adjustable desktop with tilt, forward, back, up and down adjustability for sitting or standing positions. 3 angle adjustments (0, 16 and 33 degrees), 5 height adjustments 41" up to 45". Storage Drawer. Arm rest. LCD Computer
• Patented XBike Desk and Exercise Semi-Recumbent Bicycle. 2.5" Thick large AirSoft seat with extra comfort and adjustable to fit 5' 2" to 6' 3" user height
• Weight capacity: 300 lbs. Semi-recumbent design for comfortable, effective workouts
• Folds up for storage. The bike can still fold up when fully assembled, with a foot print of 21.3" L x 25.5" W
• An 8 level Magnetic Tension control system allows the user to adjust the tension level for an easier or more difficult workout. The actual work surface is 24 inches (W) x 16 inches (H) and it can hold objects up to 44 pounds
• Dimensions: 45 x 51 x 25 inches ; 64.7 pounds
           

6. FitDesk (under $128)
Pros
• Noiseless operation.
• Built-in rolling foot massager.

Cons
• No workout programs.
Features:
• Reviewed by 356 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Under Desk Elliptical
• Lowest pedal rotation height available; only 8 inches, can work with desks as low as 25 inches
• 8 position magnetic resistance and balanced high velocity flywheel keep the pedal motion smooth and whisper quiet
• No reach easy foot shifter allows for hands-free tension adjustment
• Desk stand included for easy access to 6 function display
• Large pedals are easy to locate under desk and comfortable when not in use
• Dimensions: 28.4 x 11.3 x 18.4 inches ; 12.79 pounds
           

7. Wirk Ride (under $149)
Pros
• Easy to assemble.
• Good solid base for exercise and work or other sitting activities to tone the lower body while you work.

Cons
• Not designed for hard intense workouts.
Features:
• Reviewed by 157 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Exercise Bike Workstation and Standing Desk
• Padded seat with backrest and padded grips
• Adjustable prop for tablet or book
• Laptop strap, Cupholder
• Adjustable desk height
• Foldable frame. Leveling endcaps. Wheels for easy storage
• Workout monitor tracks time, speed, distance, calories, total distance, and scan function
• Standing or sitting desktop positions. Ultra-quiet, Adjustable magnetic pedaling tension
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 37.2 x 27.5 x 45.5 inches ; 45.2 pounds
           

8. FLEXISPOT Deskcise Pro (under $300)
Pros
• Well built, sturdy bike platform.
• Wide desk for large laptop and cellphone.

Cons
• Cup holder is not very deep.
Features:
• Reviewed by 64 verified buyers – 4.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Home Office Standing Desk Exercise Bike Height Adjustable Cycle
• Whisper quiet pedaling with eight resistance levels allows you to get healthy movement in, no matter your fitness level
• Adjust your V9U to your exact needs with its height-adjustable seat.
• Easily move the V9U out of the way when not in use with its easy-rolling casters.
• Low-Impact home office exercise machine, ideal good machine for improve your health and productivity.
           

9. Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RBD4703 (under $281)
Pros
• Solid frame.
• Little to no maintenance required.
• Quiet magnetic resistance system.

Cons
• No seat handlebars (or armrests).
• The exercise meter doesn’t have backlight.
Features:
• Reviewed by 36 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Magnetic Recumbent Desk Exercise Bike
• 350lb High Weight Capacity
• A large non-slip tray that holds your tablet or book to take your mind off your workout. Tray accommodates up to 20 lbs and height is adjustable with a knob
• Multiple functions: the LCD display shows calories burned, distance traveled and time spent, so you can keep track of your fitness while increasing productivity with the recumbent bike desk
• Comes outfitted with a padded seat and seat back to make your longer sessions comfortable while the padded tray conforms to your wrists for maximum comfort and support
• Transportation wheels for easy relocation of the recumbent bike
• Dimensions: 53 x 26.8 x 49.8 inches ; 94.8 pounds
           

10. FitDesk Cycle 3030 (under $127)
Pros
• Easy assembly.
• Very quiet.

Cons
• The meter is poor quality.
Features:
• Reviewed by 31 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Under Desk Cycle
• Low pedal rotation height; 9.75 inches; can work with desks as low as 25 inches
• 8 position magnetic resistance and balanced flywheel with twin belt drive keeps the pedal motion smooth and whisper quiet
• Foot-shifter allows for hands-free tension adjustment
• Meter shows speed, distance, calories and Scan
• Weight: 24 lbs
           


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