The Stamina InStride Folding Cycle is lightweight and portable so you can take it with you to use at the office, on vacation, or home to burn extra calories while performing your regular daily tasks. Pedal with your feet while seated for a lower body workout, or use it on a desk or tabletop and pedal with your hands for an upper body workout. It’s exercise that fits effortlessly into your life. The battery-operated electronic monitor times your workout to keep you motivated. Sturdy rubber feet prevent the InStride Folding Cycle from slipping, and straps hold your feet firmly in place on the pedals. The InStride Folding Cycle has a convenient tension control that allows a broad range of pedal resistance to set the intensity of your workout. Compact and lightweight, just fold and take it with you to the office or easily store it away. The InStride Folding Cycle has a durable steel tubular frame for solid workouts for years to come. AEROBIC CONDITIONING AND HEART HEALTH: Cycling improves cardiovascular health, and improves the functioning of the heart and blood vessels while decreasing your risk of heart disease. It also increases HDL (good cholesterol) and reduces the amount of triglycerides in the blood, and helps lower blood pressure. Circulation is increased with the smooth bicycle motion. STRONGER MUSCLES AND BONES: Consistent exercise strengthens muscles at any age. Both upper and lower body InStride Folding Cycle movements are perfect for improving muscle strength in legs, arms, shoulders and back. And exercise helps prevent osteoporosis and the risk of broken bones. BETTER OVERALL HEALTH: Cycling helps you to maintain flexibility without stress on the joints. Regular use can help reduce discomfort from arthritis or back pain and diabetics benefit from increased blood circulation. Other benefits include improved digestion, lung function and higher metabolism.