Our health and longevity depends primarily on healthy diet and physical exercise. Cycling being a supreme choice of physical activities in-and/or outdoor. Resulting in quite a few physical and mental benefits we may not want to miss. Scientifically verified. Read on to learn more about.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
As you know from our previous publications, our health and longevity depends primarily on healthy diet and (preferably aerobic) physical exercise. To support our existence in both directions - physically and mentally. Doing justice with respect to physical exercise, there are quite a few opportunities. With riding a bike being one of those. By raising the fitness level at the same time more than with other physical activities. According to international research at, inter alia, the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, UK.
With cycling being incorporated easily and economically in daily life. Indoor and outdoor. According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
HEALTH BENEFITS OF CYCLING – SCIENTIFICALLY VALIDATED
Based on U.S. Federal Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee, as verified by the World Health Organization (WHO), adults should ride a bike moderately 150-300 minutes or vigorously 75-150 minutes per week. Supported by research at, inter alia, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.
With following benefits – just to pick 5 out of nature’s portfolio…
According to international research at the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, UK, regular cycling as recommended above, may cut the risk of cardiovascular disease and dying of it prematurely in half.
High blood pressure
In this context, riding the bike regularly may also cut high blood pressure (as one of the causes behind cardiovascular disease) at least over some time. Especially in diabetics.
Based on international research at, inter alia,
As pointed out above, physical exercise is not at all limited to our body but extended to our mental performance at the same time.
Accordingly, all physical exercises have a positive impact on our mental condition as well. Cycling being no exception. With special reference to our cognitive function.
Scientifically verified, inter alia, by research in the UK at
More than that, according to U.S. Federal Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee, cycling may even reduce anxiety and depression.
To cycle for 170-250 minutes per week may also support the efficiency of our lung (with & without lung c onditions), according to research at, inter alia,
Internationally verified also by the
Not to forget about
since cycling may well reduce our body’s mass and fat. In fact, cycling may cut up to 300 calories per hour – and even more by increasing cycling intensity.
According to international research, inter alia in Spain at the
IN A NUTSHELL
Our health and longevity depends primarily on healthy diet and physical exercise. Cycling being a supreme choice of physical activities in-and/or outdoor. Resulting in quite a few physical and mental benefits we may not want to miss. Scientifically verified.
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