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[RC] Rider Exercise - Ed Roley

I have been doing Tae Bo for the last 3 years. Someone wasn't using their videotape so gave it to me to try and I have been doing it ever since. No special equipment(VHS player and TV), weather not an issue, do it before work when getting ready 5 of 7 days(usually) for 20 to 45 minutes depending on time and attitude! It uses most of the same muscles used in riding, trains balance and coordination, improves flexibility(plenty of stretching) and develops cardiovascular system. Upper body is involved in exercise but not particularly strengthened, For that I use a pull up, dip station which requires use of most major muscle groups of upper body. My bum knee is strengthened and tends to be less of a discomfort since doing this versus other things like running. Joined a gym at one time but never seemed to get there regularly and required extra time from schedule along with the extra cost. I retired from the army after 21 years and had to run during that time and don't like it (boring, weather dependent, knee hurts, etc). I imagine any kickboxing program would work and happen to do the Tae Bo because it was what I had for a trial. Just thought I would share my program. I am no expert but get along pretty good for >50yrs and have done alot of different things for exercise in those 50+ years.
Ed Roley...now if I could just push away from the table!