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Health benefits of cycling

28 Nov

Do you want to be fit, lose weight, stay healthy, contribute towards a greener world, save money, time and have fun in the same time ?

Cycling to work is the trend.

 
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Whether you want to help make the world a greener pollution free place, exercise or just save money on gas & parking, bicycle commuting is an appealing idea. You feel good when you start your day with a pleasant, leisurely bicycle ride to work.

Cycling is a physically rejuvenating sport especially even if you’re just going for a leisurely ride in the park you’ll be burning around 250 calories per hour and if you take it a bit more seriously that’ll increase to 300-450 calories per hour.
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Cycling is your contribution towards a green world. Bicycle commuting saves the harmful emissions that pollute the air.

Cycling is good for your heart: Cycling is associated with improved cardiovascular fitness, as well as a decrease in the risk of coronary heart disease.

Cycling is good for toning your muscles. Riding a bike is for leisure or exercise is great for toning and building your muscles, especially in the lower half of the body i.e calves, thighs, and rear end. It’s also a great low-impact mode of exercise for those with joint conditions or injuries to the legs or hips, which might keep them from being active.

Cycling is good for your waistline. You can burn a lot of calories while biking, especially when you cycle faster than a leisurely pace, and cycling has been associated with helping to keep weight gain down. And cycling has the added benefit of ramping up your metabolism, even after the ride is over.

Cycling saves time depending on the distance and traffic, it might actually take less time to bike than it does to drive. Plus, you burn calories and can run errands while you ride.

Cycling is good for your lifespan. Regular bicycling is a great way to increase your longevity, as cycling regularly has been associated with increased life.

 

Cycling is good for your coordination of body and brain.

Moving both feet around in circles while steering with both your hands and your body’s own weight is good practice for your coordination skills.

Cycling is good for your mental health as riding a bike has been linked to improved mental health. Cycling helps bring stress levels down. Helps promote health sleep.

Cycling is good for your immune system: Cycling can strengthen your immune system.

Cycling is great money saving. You save paying all those other car maintenance & related expenses like parking, repairs, insurance.

Cycling is becoming popular worldwide due to healthy easy commuting, non-polluting vehicle; helps avoid traffic & easy parking anywhere. Biking to work trend is spilling over into the daily commuters in many cities all over the world.

The basic necessities for cycling are just you, a bike and a helmet to protect your noggin.

Cycling benefits,

 

You don’t need an expensive cycle or biking gear to ride a bike. Of course, the gear is nice to have, but that can come later. Just get on a bike and go.

 

Many experts predict that by the year 2020 at least thirty percent of the trips taken will be by bicycle

 

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving” –Albert Einstein

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