The Benefits of Cycling

May is national bike-to-work month! So pull out that bike that has been sitting in the garage all winter and get to work. Cycling is a low-impact, aerobic exercise that provides many health benefits. Check out a few of these benefits below:

Clean Air:

Cycling is non-polluting and can help us breathe easier.

Exposure to Sunlight

Vitamin D generated from 15 minutes of sunshine a day can help prevent multiple cancers.

Improved Cardiovascular Fitness

Cycling strengthens the heart, which improves blood circulation.

Increased Joint Movement

Cycling reduces the risk of arthritis, is gentler on joints than running and can actually strengthen them.

Reduced Back Pain

It strengthens the large and small muscles of the back.

Weight Loss and Fitness

Cycling burns calories and builds muscle.

Source: essortment.com

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