Category: Health

Is Cycling a Full Body Workout? [ANALYSIS]

We all know and appreciate that exercising is an important aspect of a balanced and healthy lifestyle, but for many of us, finding the energy and time, on top of work and life commitments, to exercise regularly can be a...

Is Cycling Good for Women? [ANALYSIS]

Cycling is a great activity for women, it is an enjoyable form of exercise which will improve their fitness and can help combat stress and depression. Despite there being a lot of myths out there about the effects cycling can...

Is Cycling to Work a Good Idea? [PROS + CONS]

Your alarm goes off, you get ready and it’s time to travel to work. It’s part of your daily life, but how you get to work can make a big difference. If you’re thinking about switching from bus, train or...

Is Cycling Good for Weight Loss? [ANALYSIS]

It’s no secret that cycling brings a whole range of physical and mental health benefits. It is a low-impact exercise that can help you lose weight, build muscle, and improve heart health and mental wellbeing. Plus, it’s an environmentally-friendly mode...

Can Cycling Really Make You Taller? [ANALYSIS]

Whether it’s a lazy weekend ride with friends, or feeling those first rays of sun on your morning commute, there’s nothing like cycling to put a grin on your face and make you stand taller. But can a bike ride...

Cycling v Walking: Which is Better? [ANALYSIS]

Cycling and walking are excellent forms of exercise, both of which generate significant health benefits. Choosing which one is best for commuting may come down to which is the most enjoyable. The more pleasure derived from an activity should see...

Can Cycling Reduce Thigh and Belly Fat? [ANALYSIS]

Cycling can reduce thigh and belly fat as well as benefiting the circulation of blood around the body, strengthening the heart and other muscles and increasing the metabolism. It is a low-resistance exercise which means it puts less pressure on...

Cycling Myths: 10 “Disadvantages” Exposed

Cycling is one of the healthiest activities you can do, however, there are still some persistent myths that suggest otherwise. Most of these are completely false, and in some cases the exact opposite is true! Read on as we bust...

Does Cycling Make You Smarter? [ANALYSIS]

Going for a bicycle ride is one of the best all-round examples of exercise you’ll get. I’ll bet you feel the instant gratification once your pedals start turning and your heart rate increases. And your increased efforts are rewarded instantly....

What Muscles Does Cycling Tone? [ANALYSIS]

Cycling is well known to provide physical and mental health benefits. Overall wellbeing is helped by a positive boost to your mind, body and soul. Focusing on the body workout part, cycling is an aerobic, resistance activity which tones your...

Can Cycling Help Sciatica? [ANALYSIS]

Sciatica. Sounds unpleasant doesn’t it? Well it won’t surprise you to know that it’s a dispassionate term from the medical world that accurately describes one of life’s many ‘pains in the rear’ (literally!) and sadly, does not relate to the...

Can Cycling Help Running Form? [ANALYSIS]

Runners are always trying to improve their form. Whether it’s eating to enhance endurance, putting in extra hours at the gym, or becoming best friends with the bathtub and a bag of Epsom salts, most runners have tried it all. ...

Does Cycling Improve Blood Circulation? [ANALYSIS]

You’ll know full well that the health benefits to cycling are as plentiful as they are varied: for starters, it burns calories, which will help if you’re trying to lose weight, it can lower your risk of cancer, and can...

Is Cycling to Work ‘Enough’ Exercise?

During the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, I dusted off my bike and running shoes and lost a good amount of weight, which you can read about here. Of course, when I was cycling...

Cycling Calories Calculator [Free Online Tool]

Ever wanted to know exactly how much good making your commute by bike is doing to your body? Well, thanks to this cycling weight loss calculator below, you can see just how many calories you’ve burnt while riding: Cycling Calories...

Cancer Risk 11% Lower for Those Who Cycle to Work

In recently published findings, research by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has shown a significant reduction in cancer incidents and mortality rates in people that cycle to work. As the Government continues its efforts to encourage greener transport...

Why is Cycling Easier Than Running?

Given the coronavirus-enforced lockdown has left me with little else to do for the most part, back in April I thought, what better time to lose a little weight and boost my fitness than when the pubs are closed and...

What Does Cycling Do to Your Body?

Almost any repeated exercise makes both physiological and mental changes. Commuting by bike is no exception. I am sure we are all more mindful now than ever of World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance. One of its key tenets is showing...

How Does Cycling Help Your Body? A Cardio Health Guide

Cardio, or cardiovascular exercise, is any physical activity that gets your heart rate high and increases blood circulation. The main goal of performing cardio is to shed off excess fat since you’re moving your body. Among various forms of cardio,...


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