Is sitting and pedaling good exercise?
Just placing your feet on the pedals will remove the pressure from the back of your legs. Usually, it is the chair where the legs relax. This helps with the circulation and when pedaling the fresh and oxygenated blood reaches all your leg muscles. This is a cardio activity that is burning calories.
Is a pedal exerciser good for elderly?
Zak et al., (1) found that the pedal exerciser is an effective way of improving muscle strength in elderly following hip replacement, helping improve their walking speed.
How often should you use a pedal exerciser?
30 minutes a day is great for burning calories and assists with weight management. Regular exercise is known to improve sleep.