Some great health benefits of cycling


bicycle-bike cycleNational Bike to Work Day is observed on May 16, 2014. Bike to Work Day is an annual event across the United States and Canada that promotes the bicycle as an option for commuting to work.

Cyclists ride bikes for different reasons. Some do it for fun and as a hobby, while others want to cut expenses on transportation. No matter what the reason is for riding, it is a great way to stay fit and healthy.BIKE CYCLE BICYCLE SKATE WHITE SUN SLEEVEZ

Here are some great health benefits of cycling:

  • Mental Health – Cycling can help maintain mental health. The uniformity of movement can contribute to the stabilization of the emotional and physical functioning of the body. Through the exertion of cycling, people can sleep better and improve their coping skills to combat stress, anxiety and depression.
  • Improved Circulation and Oxygenation – Cycling strengthens our lungs and cardiac muscles, giving us adequate oxygenation. It is comparable to more intense physical activity that improves lung ventilation, circulation and boosts energy.
  • Maintains Fitness – Weight problems can be overcome by cycling. People who cannot perform other types of exercise and are living a sedentary lifestyle could benefit from cycling as it stimulates metabolism.

When you know the health benefits of cycling you can take advantage of it. Experts point out that the more time you spend on your bike, the healthier you will become.

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I'm a freckly red head, originally from London now living in LA with 2 pale children. Frankly with our coloring we have no business being such an outdoorsy family and living in southern California. I grew up in a time when factor 8 sun milk was considered the best protection available to combat the hot rays of a holiday in southern Spain, that lead to 3rd degree burns and the rest of the vacation spent in the shade of our apartment. As a family we love to be outside, going to the beach, camping, swimming & hiking. We can't completely avoid the sun (nor should we) but taking sensible measures to avoid unnecessary UV damage is a priority. How do we do that? By staying in the shade in the middle of the day, wearing sun protective clothing (that's why I created Sunny Sleevez), a broad brimmed hat, UV rated sunglasses, using chemical-free broad spectrum sun screen on exposed areas & eating a healthy diet with as few chemicals as possible & lots of antioxidants.
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One Response to Some great health benefits of cycling

  1. Anthony says:

    I am threatening to buy myself a bike for the last couple of months now, not sure why i have not done so yet…..

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