Lesser known health benefits of cycling!
Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Cycling is often considered as one of the best physical activities. We all might have done cycling as kids or teenagers but nowadays, we hardly ride a bicycle as we find a four wheeler or two wheeler more comfortable. One thing we need to understand is that cycling promotes good health and gives many health benefits at all ages.
Here are some reasons why you should take up cycling:
Good for heart
One should do cycling everyday atleast for 15-30 minutes as it helps in improving the cardiovascular fitness and also decreases the risk of developing coronary heart disease.
If you want to lose weight then cycling is the perfect exercise as it helps to burn calories.
Promotes good mental health
Besides promoting good health, it has been linked to improved mental health.
Boosts immune system
Cycling helps in boosting your immune system and also reduces the risk of developing certain kinds of cancers.
Cycling is great for toning and building your muscles, especially in the lower half of the body.