4 Benefits of Cycling

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Cycling is a very important exercise with a lot benefits to your health. However, in case you don't know how to ride a bike please get someone to teach you how to ride a bike, because we are going to give four important reasons on why you should ride a bike.

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1.  Weight loss is one benefit of cycling


One of the ways to lose weight is to ride a bike. It has been proven that Cycling burns calories: between 400 and 1000 an hour, though, it depends on the intensity of the rider and also, to a large extent the rider's weight.
Also, there are other factors that aids in weight loss of which one of them is the quality of your sleep. Another is eating the right food.


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2. Cycling enhances your mental stability

According to the research carried out by  YMCA,  people who have an active lifestyle are said to be 32 per cent more stable than inactive persons.
Exercise has a way of boosting your mood which includes the release of adrenalin and endorphins which enhances confidence.
Cycling can also help people get out of depression. This is because either riding solo or riding with the boys it makes you focus on what is ahead.


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3. Cycling builds muscle


In one of our previous post, we talked about  How to build your legs.  
In that post we talked about how to build the leg to be strong which 
also included the leg muscles.
However, it might interest you to know that cycling can also help 
you build your leg muscle.  

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4. Cycling reduces the chances of suffering from cancer or heart diseases


 Cycling raises and also stabilizes the heart rate and at the same time 
allows blood to be pumped with ease. It also reduces the chances of
getting unnecessarily fat. This is because, cycling burns calories.
According to a  University of Glasgow research, over 260,000 individuals who were examine in five years have low chances of developing heart disease or cancer in their lifetime. 

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11 Comments

  1. I love cycling but I was not aware of these benefits. Thanks for the knowledge!

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  2. Now, you've given me a very good benefits of doing this thing. I just hope I get the chance after this pandemic is over.

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  3. Cycling like any vigorous exercise is an amazing tool to prevent a lot of physical and mental negative stuff. Love biking!

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  4. Growing up in The Netherlands I would often ride a bicycle. Now living in the Dutch Caribbean I’m embarrassed to say I haven’t set foot on a bike pedal in years. No wonder I’m not as fit anymore. 😂
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    Marienne G.D.

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  5. Before I got my driving license I used to cycle to work and back, for about 4 years. I definitely saw so many benefits by practicing this sport every day.

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  6. I love cycling. I am more of strolling and riding my bicycle for free than for fitness, but I like riding around the city.

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  7. Great benefits for cycling espcially building muscle.

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  8. Love cycling. It helps my mental health. Great article.

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  9. It's so much fun too! I love to cycle at 5 AM, such peaceful time!

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  10. I love cycling and always wish I can. This is very informative.

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  11. Cycling is indeed a great sport, I've seen many people using the stationary bicycle.

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