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11Jan/074

A healthy choice, the electric bike

Electric bicycles are excellent ideas to help you improve your health, lose weight and get in shape.  Exercise is the key to improving your health and losing weight according to many leading publications. Electric bikes are a fun way to do so. Electric bikes are easy to use and easy to pedal: electric bikes are easy bikes, which means that you can ease yourself into your workout routine in a non-intimidating way. If you're just looking for something to ride like a motorcycle, however, you need to ask yourself if an electric bike is appropriate for your needs. Electric bikes are about augmenting human power, not replacing it, which is what makes them great exercise tools.

Almost every diet program includes an exercise program and bike riding is a great form of exercise.  Riding your bike to and from work, to and from school, to and from the grocery store, or just around town can provide great healthy benefits.

Since many people are not in the shape they would like to be in it is always a good idea to start your exercise program slowly and build up stamina.  Electric bicycles are a great way to build up your stamina and improve your health.

There are two schools of thought about how electric bicycles can improve your health, and help you get into shape and lose weight.

You can either buy a power-on-demand (gear activated electric bike) or a power-assist (pedal-activated electric bike) to help you lose weight - each of these types of electric bicycles have their pluses and minuses.

Some people prefer the power-on-demand electric bicycles because it gives them the confidence to start riding their bike and getting into shape because they know at any point if they begin to struggle they can click on the power and be brought back to their home or other starting point.

By using these gear activated electric bicycles you can be assured that even if you lose steam and are at the tail-end of your stamina you will be able to get back to where you need to go because the bicycle can do the work for you.

Other people prefer the power-assist electric bicycles.  These electric bikes do about 50% of the work for you so you can lose weight and build up stamina by gradually building up the distances you travel, knowing that the electric bike is doing about half of the work for you - this is great for people who are not as concerned with stamina but still need that extra assistance as they work towards getting into better shape.

As you build up your stamina you can start traveling longer distances in order to improve your health, get into better shape and lose weight.

Many diets, including every leading diet in the industry will include some form of exercise.  Many doctors and medical experts agree that riding a bike is a great form of exercise.  It is always a good idea to consult with your doctor before starting any exercise program.

You may even want to discuss electric bicycles with your doctor so they understand how the electric bike can help you, especially for those just starting an exercise program.

Electric bicycles are a great way to have fun while getting into better shape, losing weight and improving your overall health.

  • http://www.exercisebikecritic.com chad

    this is very nice, but i doubt only few people can afford this equipment.

  • http://www.GerekAllen.com Gerek Allen

    I agree with Chad that electric bikes are very nice, but I disagree with the cost argument. Look at the big picture of actually riding your “electric” bike to work or to run errands and stuff. It’s a lot cheaper than gas and you can get a work out in at the same time. Plus, with life being so fast-paced, it’s nice to get outside and do something different. Great post!

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  • http://www.ohmcycles.com Cathy Lau

    We’ve been reading your website and we think that an article or blog post about our client OHM Cycles (www.ohmcycles.com) and their new 2012 generation electric bikes would be a great fit for your blog. If you’re interested in writing a story or post, check out the website at http://www.ohmcycles.com, and please contact me for our current press release, or any specific product details or questions.

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    Popinjay Media
    OHM Cycles

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  • Brigita

    I’ve been driving an electric bike for three years. My bike can carry passengers and cargo up steep hills. It’s awesome. About time y’all heard about it. Regards, (elektriniai dviračiai)