Marcy ME 709 Recumbent Exercise Bike
Marcy is an established fitness company, and is among the first and oldest companies to get into the fitness industry. The company has become world renowned, with their machines being popular in many homes, fitness clubs and colleges. This is mainly due to Marcy’s dedication to providing 100% satisfaction and their quest to ensure that the users of their machines live completely healthy lifestyles.
Marcy is a reputable company in professional cycling, and as such, some of their most popular fitness products are their range of stationary bikes. Whether you hardly get the time to go to a fitness club or if you just find gym rooms inconvenient, you will find their range of stationary bikes which can be conveniently placed in your home suitable for you.
One of Marcy’s most popular stationary bikes is the Marcy ME 709 Recumbent Exercise Bike.
This bike is an outstanding option that is surprisingly among one of the most cost-friendly recumbent bikes in the market. The bike allows you to bring the energy and passion of the gym into your home with a ton of great features that you would normally expect to find in the more expensive commercial bikes, and is a good choice for both beginners as well as more experienced professional users.
One of the first great features on the Marcy ME 709 Recumbent Exercise Bike is that it offers eight preset levels of resistance, which can be selected by simply turning an easily accessible tension-tightening knob. This allows it to meet the needs of both novices and pro exercises. You can select a higher resistance levels for your hard training while your wife or kids can select lower levels for more gentle exercises, making this bike the perfect fitness companion for the entire household.
This exercise bike also comes with a large digital LCD screen that allows you to easily monitor your statistics as you work out. You can easily keep track of the distance traveled, the length of time you have been working out, your current spend and the number of calories you have burned during your workout.
The Marcy ME 709 Recumbent Exercise Bike also comes with an adjustable cushioned seat, allowing you to choose a position that feels comfortable for you. You can easily sit down, adjust the seat for maximum comfort and catch a movie on the television as you work out. The adjustable seat also means that this machine is suitable for people of different heights. Whether you are just under 5 feet or towering above 6 feet, this machine is perfect for you.
The pedals on this exercise bike come with straps to secure your foot to the pedal, therefore the chances of slipping and hurting your foot are brought down to nearly zero. The straps are adjustable for increased comfort and safety. Additionally, the pedals are placed below the level of the seat. This allows you extend your legs below your body, taking some stress off your back, butt and knees. Another good thing is that the pedals are set in a counterbalanced position, allowing for easy forward or reverse cycling motion.
Portability and ease of use
The Marcy ME 709 Recumbent Exercise Bike was designed to be light weight, with an overall weight of about 50 – 60 lbs. You will hardly find a lighter exercise bike in the market. The bike also comes with built-in transport wheels on the front bar. Combined with its light weight, this ensures that anyone can easily move it around the house if there’s need for relocation. This bike offers easy, wide access, allowing you to easily get onto or alight from it. It also has a 21 ½” gap between the armrests, making it suitable even for larger people. The armrests can also be removed if need be. Additionally, the bike is easy to assemble, and comes with a detailed instructional manual. Just follow the instructions and you will be ready to start working out an hour after unpacking it.
Sturdy and stable
The bike is well constructed, allowing heavier exercise to use it without any fear of it tipping over. The bike has also been built for stability, allowing it to remain grounded even during demanding workouts performed at great speeds.
While recumbent bikes occupy much larger space as compared to upright bikes, the ME 709 Recumbent Exercise Bike occupies requires lesser space than most recumbent bikes. This makes it suitable for anyone who has space limitations.
Quiet and Smooth
Lastly, the ME 709 is a magnetic resistance bike, which makes it exceptionally silent. This is particularly important for young mothers who need to exercise without waking up their young children.
Overall, the ME 709 Recumbent Exercise Bike is a fitness machine you will be pleased with, whether you are a beginner or a fitness enthusiast. Moreover, it comes with a limited 2 year warranty on the frame, which means it’s a machine Marcy are confident with.