Sometimes people prefer to sit for their cardio needs rather than running or jogging, but because they may already do enough sitting in their daily life, they prefer a comfortable upright position that helps to strengthen the lower back.
The Spirit CU800 Upright Bike was designed with a few key elements in mind, namely durability, convenience, and dependability. However, Spirit also understands that lower back problems are extremely common.
From its oversized two degree inversion pedals to the adjustable high density gel seat with easy-ratchet controls, everything about the Spirit CU800 Upright Bike promotes proper ergonomic posture.
Some Fitness companies talk about the weight of their flywheel as though it were the most important part of the fitness bike. But a heavy flywheel can actually make it more difficult to use due to higher pedaling resistance at the lowest levels. Instead, we focus on the kinetic energy at the pedal. Taking into account the optimal flywheel weight, pulley diameters, belt length, and belt tension, we have developed the perfect formula to assure a smooth start and finish during each pedal motion. Your client will enjoy the easy start load and smooth pedaling motion throughout their workout.
The Commercial Setting
The best thing about the CR800 bike from a commercial gym’s perspective, other than the fact that it always delivers results that gym-goers are after, is that the console is the exact same on the Spirit upright bike and elliptical trainer models. This means that users can switch their workouts up without having to move from one system to another. Spirit is a brand they trust.
As exercise science develops and evolves, and the fitness industry is affected by social and economic change, gym-behavior is diversifying. It’s far more common to see people do 20 minutes on the treadmill, go do some circuit training, and then cool-off with ten to fifteen minutes on an upright bike, elliptical, or the comfortable recumbent bikes.
With Spirit, the consoles all match up, and behave the same, so it makes thing so much easier for members to keep track of their overall workouts.
Other Great Features Users Love
- The Spirit CU800 Upright Bike comes with really nice handle bars, equipped with pulse sensors, which allow for three different positions. However, because of where they’re placed, nothing is in the way if users want to incorporate some light dumbbell work into their pedaling exercise to further stimulate the upper body.
- It’s a self-generating machine which meals that whether in the residential or commercial setting the energy bill won’t be going up. This is done through a 30 lb flywheel, a poly v-belt, and inertia. Seconds after one begins to pedal, power engages, the tri-color LED console screen lights up, and its ready to go.
- Like all Spirit cardio products, whether they be bikes, treadmills, or elliptical, the Spirit CU800 Upright Bike allows for precise heart rate tracking. There are both contact and telemetry options available at all times to keep the heart well monitored so that workout data is constant updated.
Workout Variability with the CU800
At times people assume that bikes, whether relaxed or upright, aren’t as effective as treadmills, stair climbers, rowers, and ellipticals. This simply isn’t true, as the CU800 comes with forty levels of resistance, six pre-set programs, and two heart rate specific options as well.
Even a well conditioned athlete could challenge themselves on this upright bike, and see what it’s like to train for professional biking competitions like the Tour de France. There is one reason why bicyclists prefer to keep pedaling rather than running or jogging around the track. It’s effective, and efficient.
One could jump into hill or interval mode where parameters are constantly changing, or stick with a fat loss program and settle-in listening to their favorite tunes. The Spirit CU800 Upright Bike also comes with tons of storage space for sports bottles, and there’s a spot for the workout towel as well.
What Customers Have Said
“Once I knew I was going to get a cardio machine for my humble home gym, it took me a while to figure out which style to go with. Ultimately for me it was about size, so I chose the CU800 upright bike. With the transport wheels it’s easy to move around, and it takes up barely any room at all.
“I get an incredible workout in twenty minutes in the morning and evening and don’t have to worry about plugs, maintenance, or even boredom. I love my trusty CU800 upright bike!”