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I've just come across these little exercise pedal bikes/elipticals online. Just curious if anyone has either one of them and how do you like it? I don't have the time to join a gym and don't have the room for a big bike or eliptical. Thought this might help. Any thoughts? I have a lot of arthritis in my right knee so I know the bigger version of these are good for the knees. Just wondering how the smaller ones are. Thanks!!!

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1 hour ago, Lovin2lose said:

little exercise pedal bikes/elipticals online.how do you like it?

https://www.amazon.com/YOSUDA-Under-Desk-Pedal-Exerciser/dp/B07PM3J6X8?ref_=Oct_TopRatedC_3407781_4&pf_rd_p=d371436a-e57e-5900-a5eb-00fb5783d435&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-6&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_i=3407781&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=QRYR4W9HK58TQQ8CMM9E&pf_rd_r=QRYR4W9HK58TQQ8CMM9E&pf_rd_p=d371436a-e57e-5900-a5eb-00fb5783d435

@Lovin2lose

i also have bad arthritis, bending the knees carefully for me is beneficial. (and you too?)

i used the small bike at rehab after i broke my femur last year. i used it daily x2 for 8 weeks.

i liked it. its low impact/easy to use.

thanx bud, i now decided to order it - I'll send you the bill!!😂

btw - your weight loss is great, per your profile your DOS was 2016 - did you

recently have a revision? inquiry minds/nosey want to know!!

congrats on your weight loss. keep up the good work

kathy

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43 minutes ago, ProudGrammy said:

https://www.amazon.com/YOSUDA-Under-Desk-Pedal-Exerciser/dp/B07PM3J6X8?ref_=Oct_TopRatedC_3407781_4&pf_rd_p=d371436a-e57e-5900-a5eb-00fb5783d435&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-6&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_i=3407781&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=QRYR4W9HK58TQQ8CMM9E&pf_rd_r=QRYR4W9HK58TQQ8CMM9E&pf_rd_p=d371436a-e57e-5900-a5eb-00fb5783d435

@Lovin2lose

i also have bad arthritis, bending the knees carefully for me is beneficial. (and you too?)

i used the small bike at rehab after i broke my femur last year. i used it daily x2 for 8 weeks.

i liked it. its low impact/easy to use.

thanx bud, i now decided to order it - I'll send you the bill!!😂

btw - your weight loss is great, per your profile your DOS was 2016 - did you

recently have a revision? inquiry minds/nosey want to know!!

congrats on your weight loss. keep up the good work

kathy

Thanks for the link. Did you notice a difference in your knee while using it? Once I get back to work and start getting a paycheck again (LOL) I'm seriously thinking of getting one. Yes, aside from arthritis in my right knee, I have an injury that I'm dealing with as well. So I'm thinking something low impact would be the best bet. I just want to loosen up my knee and then start building up the muscle around it as well.

Yes, I did have surgery June 2016. I have not had a revision. Unfortunately I did have a 25lb gain and I'm now working on getting that back down. We have a cruise booked for July of next year, so I'd like to lose that before we go. So I'm hoping that using the exercise bike, I can get my knee ready for all of that walking!!!

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I do a sit down job and to be honest I can't type and pedal at the same time. I do however use it at home when watching TV.

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I borrowed a friend’s while at work. It took some time to get used to typing and pedaling at the same time 🤣. But after a bit I found I forgot I was using it...until the next morning—couldn’t figure out why my legs were so sore. I think it could be a benefit to you if you monitor your time using it.

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I just got a small pedal exerciser as a gift. It's a little wobbly at the pedals so I'm going to have to fix that (I think it has to do with how I assembled it; I stink at it). Otherwise it's nice to use while watching TV. You can also use it to work out your arms if you place it on a table.

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On 8/17/2019 at 9:45 PM, MeepMeep said:

It took some time to get used to typing and pedaling at the same time 🤣.

@MeepMeep

kind of like rubbing your tummy, patting your head, and chewing gum at the same time🤣

takes time to learn, but i know you can do it LOL

Kathy

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