FitDiver® Magazine June 2016 - Page 31

Exercise bikes usually have creature features such as television monitors, fitness programming, built in heart rate sensors, and plug-ins for portable music. Stationary bikes may be the equipment of choice for divers or be used to cross-train and/or prepare for indoor cycling classes and outdoor riding.

Last but not least are cycling trainers allowing divers to adapt outdoor bikes to a stationary training apparatus. Cycling trainers are an excellent option for outdoor riders during inclement weather and for those training for long road races such as 100-mile century rides.

Cycling is particularly well-suited to

develop the fitness

level recommended

for diving in

changing conditions.