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The Cambridge Dictionary defines a bicycle as a “two wheeled vehicle that you sit on and move by turning the peddles”. Bicycles are used by millions of people every day, to commute to work, for leisurely ride around the park, to explore a vacation island, on a stationary bike as part of an exercise routine, or to compete in every known possible race and distance. Follow us as we explore the world of cycling and how you can integrate cycling into whatever stage of life you are in.

The Benefits of Cycling

People ride bicycles every day – for transport, recreation and sport. The benefits are more accessible and achievable than almost any other activity. And it only takes 2 to 4 hours per week to achieve an improvement in your health. ‘Better Health of Victoria’, Australia, put together a comprehensive summary of the benefits of Cycling.

  1. It is low impact – it causes less strain and injuries than most other forms of exercise

  2. It is a good muscle workout – cycling uses all of the muscle groups as you peddle

  3. Easy – unlike some sports, cycling does not require high levels of physical skill. Most people know how to ride a bike and once you learn, you do not forget.

  4. Good Strength and Stamina – cycling increase stamina, strength and aerobic fitness

  5. As intense as you want – Cycling can be done at very lost intensity to begin with, but can be built up to demanding physical workout.

  6. A fun way to get fit – Adventurous, thrilling, it is outdoors, is can be done with a partner and friends.

  7. Time Efficient – as a mode of transportation, cycling replaces sedentary (sitting) time spend driving or on mass transit, and can be quicker and more efficient.,

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