30 Amazing Benefits of Cycling (P2)
by Vy Nhat on Jun 08, 2023
Whether your cycling purpose is to increase fitness, improve health, keep a good balance in life. Or cycling for the sake of contributing to environmental change, cycling is the best decision you can make. Let's explore 30 benefits of cycling with Fornix!
11. Heal Your Heart
Research from Purdue University (USA) shows that regular cycling reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases by 50%. According to the British Heart Foundation, around 10,000 heart attacks a year could be avoided if people remained calm.
Cycling 20 miles a week reduces the risk of heart disease by less than half compared with people who don't exercise.
12. High productivity
A study from the University of Bristol that surveyed over 200 people found that employees who exercised before work or during their lunch break experienced improvements in effective time and workload management. It has the ability to boost work motivation and deal with stress.
13. Prevention of cancer
A long-term study conducted by Finnish researchers found that men who exercised for 30 minutes a day were half as likely to develop cancers as those who did not.
In addition, another study was carried out for women who chose a bicycle as a means of transport to reduce the risk of breast cancer by 34%.
14. Effective weight loss
Compared to other forms of exercise and sports to lose weight, power bicycles are a suitable exercise method for almost everyone, even those who are obese.
Thanks to the support of the saddle, your skeleton does not need to exert all its power during exercise.
In addition, when cycling, you can combine the effective operation of all other parts of the body, so that the weight loss process takes place faster.
15. You will earn more money
Ohio State University researcher Jay Zagorsky analyzed survey data of 7,300 regularly interviewed people from 1985 to 2000 to see how obesity and wealth changed over time.
Zagorsky concluded that an increase in BMI by one unit corresponds to a decrease of £800 or 8% in wealth.
So, make a plan today to make a difference in the future through your BMI and how much you earn.
16. Avoid polluting
A study conducted by Imperial College (London) found that passengers on buses, taxis and cars inhaled significantly more polluted air than cyclists and pedestrians.
Specifically, the average taxi passenger is exposed to more than 100,000 microscopic dust particles that can settle in the lungs and damage cells. Passengers on buses inhale less than 100,000 and people in cars inhale about 40,000. And cyclists are exposed to just 8,000 per cubic centimeter.
17. Cycling relieves guilt every time you eat snacks
It may sound unrelated, but during long journeys or intense workouts you can't ignore snacks, which contain a lot of salt that is often listed by doctors.
During intense exercise, sodium salts help protect your body against hyponatremia – this is a condition caused by drinking too much water without enough sodium, leading to consequences such as disorientation, loss of strength. and uncomfortable.
18. Increase family affection
Cycling is an activity that all members can enjoy together on weekends. Children are often influenced by habits from other family members.
Cycling together will help people have more time to listen, share and understand each other more close the distance between members.
19. Enhance endurance
As shared, cycling is a combined activity between many parts of the body, so in addition to the goal of maintaining shape, cycling also helps you improve your technique in sports and other sports. other activities.
20. Create a lot of breakthrough creations
One study found that just 25 minutes of exercise increased at least one measure of creative thinking. Thanks to the effect of oxygen going to the brain, especially the gray matter, helping your nerve cells have more space to move and operate, away from the pressures of work and study.
(to be continued)...