Common questions

What is a Krankcycle?

What is a Krankcycle?

The Krankcycle® is an upper-body stationary cycle with independent crank arms, enabling forward and reverse movements. Comfortable and easy to use, it allows users to train with a single arm or to integrate their entire upper body to build aerobic capacity, FUNCTIONAL-STRENGTH and endurance at higher RPMs.

What muscles does an upper body ergometer work?

Much like boxing, an Upper Body Ergometer requires full body integration, transmitting power from the legs up via a strong, stable core into the upper torso and limbs. While the hand pedals activate and challenge the chest, shoulders, back, arms and core muscles, the body relies on the legs for stability and strength.

What is an arm bike?

An arm bike works your chest, shoulders, back, arms and core muscles without the use of free weights or weight machines. Instead of having to do a separate cardio and strength workout, you can get them both done simultaneously on the arm bike.

What does ARM pedaling do?

By pedaling your arms against resistance, it’s as if you’re pumping your arms with a set of a dumbbells. The purpose of this workout is to strengthen the muscles in your shoulders, arms and obliques, or the muscles that run along the sides of your waist.

What muscles does a hand cycle work?

Building a combination of aerobic and anaerobic strength is even more paramount in hand cycling. Your upper body muscles including the biceps, triceps, and deltoids are much smaller muscle groups than those located in the lower extremity.

Does cycling tone your arms?

Cycling tones and works many muscles in the body. While the primary muscles targeted are certainly the lower body muscles, the arm muscles as well the as the core also get in a great workout. The overall result of regular cycling is a lean, fit body with notable stamina increases.

What does arm pedaling do?

How do you use Krank?


  1. Place the headstock into retro position.
  2. Start with a seated double.
  3. Demonstrate how to add resistance, and krank for a short while.
  4. Stand up, separate the crank arms at 180┬░ and turn a retro split.
  5. Transition to an independent arm movement, moving the.
  6. Transition to the other side moving the leg back.

Does Golf tone your arms?

03/6Golf. If you think that Golf is a low-impact, leisurely sport then you are mistaken. This game is great for your upper body, including your arms and back. The act of hitting the ball with a golf club has a strong impact on your core and arms muscles.

Do pedal exercisers really work?

Like any physical activity, pedal exercisers can help you burn calories. If you want to burn calories with a pedal exerciser, you should consider using it for more than five minutes a day, three days a week. This routine is the minimum you should consider to lose weight, but more is better.

What are the muscles in the back of the neck?

Deep cervical flexors. The muscle group is comprised of the longus capitus and longus colli muscles, which run down the front of the cervical spine. The deep cervical flexor muscles are involved in flexing the neck forward as well as stabilizing the cervical spine. Suboccipitals.

What are the muscles that support the cervical spine?

Neck muscles help support the cervical spine and contribute to movements of the head, neck, upper back, and shoulders. Here are some of the key muscles attached to the cervical spine: Levator scapulae.

What are the muscles that move the head?

The neck muscles, including the sternocleidomastoid and the trapezius, are responsible for the gross motor movement in the muscular system of the head and neck. They move the head in every direction, pulling the skull and jaw towards the shoulders, spine, and scapula.

What causes the back of the neck to twist?

People with cervical dystonia experience painful episodes where the neck muscles contract and the head twists to one side, forward, or backward. People with wryneck may also experience back pain. Symptoms of wryneck vary from person-to-person. The most apparent sign of the condition is the neck twisting or tilting to one side.