The best way to increase the heart rate
To maintain good health, the importance of performing exercises which increase the heart rate is well known. Increasing your heart rate on a regular basis can train your body to move the blood containing vital oxygen more efficiently around your body and strengthens the heart muscle. However, increasing the heart rate for wheelchair users is not so easy, and so many suffer the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle, such as heart problems and being overweight
The best way to increase the heart rate for a wheelchair user is to purchase an Invictus Active Trainer. This roller trainer lets you get a serious upper body workout in the privacy of your own home.
it can really get your heart pumping. The trainer is lightweight and easy to set up anywhere you like. Some people train outside, some in front of the television. Wherever works for you. Simply push yourself up the ramp so that the back wheels are on the rollers and start pushing.
This roller trainer lets you get a serious upper body
Freewheel is another way to increase the heart rate
As you have nothing more to worry about, like obstacles or road conditions, you can concentrate entirely on the repeated rhythmic movement of pushing. You can change the tension on the rollers to make it harder as your strength and stamina increase. With the Smart Plus model of the Invictus trainer you can even set your phone up on the stand and see your heart rate increasing, and this model also keeps a record of all your workouts, so you can see how much progress you are making.
Getting a Freewheel is another way to increase the heart rate for wheelchair users. This additional wheel clips onto the footrest bar and lifts the casters off the ground. That means that you can enjoy pushing over terrains that are normally inaccessible and giving your heart a real workout.