Charlotte Maschke doesn’t miss a beat. The 93-year-old resident is taking action to stay active by using CyberCycle in the fitness center at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens — her home of four years.
CyberCycle is a stationary bicycle that takes the user through computer-simulated environments — offering a virtual reality while burning calories. Born and raised in Germany, Maschke remembers riding a bicycle as a means for transportation.
In 1953, she moved with her husband to Fresno. Although Maschke has been active for a majority of her life, she started using a stationary bicycle after she was advised by her doctor.
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“My doctor told me that he wouldn’t operate on my right knee if I didn’t exercise,” she says. In comparison to a stationary bicycle, Maschke says CyberCycle “isn’t as boring.” Each day, she aims to spend 20 minutes using CyberCycle. Read more from fresnobee.com…
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