Derailed Finances

Derailed Finances

The stock market was down almost 45% this year. Housing values are down 20% and unemployment is at an almost all time high. Social security and Medicare are running out of money and may be non-existent in our lifetime. The question is, how have your long range financial expectations changed? Do you still feel secure in your financial future? No one wants to be a pessimist but it is important to be a realist, especially now. One thing that’s for sure, if you continue to do the same things you’ve always done you can expect the same results.

There is good news out there. A lot of people are doing quite well during these recessed times...

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How to Choose the Best Recumbent Exercise Bike?

How to Choose the Best Recumbent Exercise Bike?

If you are planning on buying exercise gear for your home, a recumbent exercise bike is the best option. This bike is stationery on which you can lean on the back and comfortably pedal your way to fitness. Most people who have used an upright exercise bike as well as a recumbent exercise bike say that they liked the latter more. The sheer comfort level of this bike is the main reason why it is popular even among people with sedentary lifestyles. It burns a huge number of calories and at the same time never injures any part of the body. The comfort factor is also the reason why this bike is used in many rehabilitation programs for physically-disabled people...

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Learning About Exercise Bikes

Learning About Exercise Bikes

Before purchasing an exercise bike you should determine where you are going to put it in your home. Next, consider your choices of exercise bike, including an upright exercise bike, a semi-recumbent exercise bike, or a recumbent exercise bike.

Upon choosing the type of exercise bike you are going to purchase, you need to research reviews from bike magazines or online sources. Friends and family members who already have the same model can be useful in making recommendations. Personal trainers who have exposure to exercise bikes will prove helpful also. Things to look for compiling your research will include performance, bike functions, and what the exercise bike is constructed from.

Make sure to take the seat into account when choo...

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