This is a complete bike training plan that is suitable for new cyclists who want to get fit, build muscle, and burn calories. It is based on principles of rest, moderation, consistency – and progressive overload and interval training. Following this bike training plan will enable you to dramatically increase your fitness level, strength, and cardiovascular health.
Does Cycling Reduce Obesity? Comparing Rates of Obesity and Cycling
It seems that the more people cycle, the less likely they are to be fat. There is a clear connection between cycling and weight, as we can see if we look at international statistics and research.
Average Joe Cyclist’s Beginner Cyclist Training Plan: Phase 1
The Average Joe Cyclist Beginner Cyclist Training Plan is a really simple plan that is suitable for new cyclists. Phase 1 of this plan requires just 3 training days per day, but it will enable you to see impressive fitness gains really fast. Phase 1 will get you to the point where you can comfortably cycle for up to an hour at a time – and ready for the next, more ambitious step.
7 Reasons to do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on Your Bike – and How to Do It
Riding a bike is a great way to get fit. Just getting on a bike and riding it somewhere will give you exercise, and exercise is always good. So, if you want to get fitter and healthier, and fight aging, riding a bike will help. However, like everything, you can work hard, or you can work smart. And it turns out that interval training on a bike is the smart way to get fitter faster, burn more calories, fight stress and aging, and control blood sugar levels. Read our post to learn more about the exciting benefits of interval training on your bike. It includes the top 7 reasons to do interval training on your bike!
Science Says Exercise is a Miracle Cure and Protects You from Diseases
Many people think that the main health benefit of cycling is weight loss. Sure, it helps – but the main health benefit of cycling is that exercise will dramatically improve your health throughout your life and protect you from most of the dread diseases. In fact, exercise has so many health benefits that the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has declared that exercise is a miracle cure for most of the diseases that kill us. Specifically, it dramatically decreases the chance that you will become sick at all. And this applies to both physical and mental disease.
How Cycling to Lose Weight Saved Phil’s Life – Heartwarming Video
Here’s a heartwarming video about a morbidly obese man who saved his life with cycling. It provides a lot of motivation for anyone who wants to follow their dreams. Whether your goal is cycling weight loss or just getting fit and healthy, cycling can help you live your dream.
How Many Calories Do You Burn Cycling?
Riding a bike is intense exercise, and you burn a lot of calories doing it. But how many calories do you burn cycling? The short answer: really a lot! Here’s a post that shows you how to work out how many calories you burn cycling. You will see that if you start commuting by bike, you will burn thousands of calories. Potentially, this could help you to lose weight and get into the best shape of your life.
7 Steps to Lose Weight Cycling
This post describes 7 steps to lose weight cycling. Cycling burns a lot of calories, and can be sustained for long periods of time because it is so much fun. And because cycling is a low-impact exercise, you can start cycling even if you are very overweight. Many people have lost impressive amounts of weight with the help of cycling, and you could become one of them!
Top 10 Tips to Lose Weight Cycling
Here are our Top Ten Tips to Lose Weight Cycling, gathered from real people who have succeeded in their quest to lose weight cycling!
Intermittent Fasting, Cycling, HIIT, and Weight Loss
There are some who say that the combination of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and intermittent fasting caused the “weight to just fall off.” Others say it is an inherently dangerous and even crazy combination. We know for sure that intermittent fasting is a research-proven way to reduce your insulin and glucose levels, and as a result, increase the weight you can lose by exercising. But how would it work with bike training? Would it help you to lose weight, or would it make it impossible for you to crank your pedals efficiently? This post, plus video, will help you decide if you want to give it a try.
5 Quick and Easy Tips to Lose Weight Cycling
This post with videos offers 5 quick and easy tips to help you lose weight cycling. Most of these tips require only minor tweaks to what you are already doing. One of them even encourages you to eat more! Watch the video, and then review the quick and easy cheat sheet that follows. Post includes an inspirational video showing how one young woman lost weight cycling.
Average Joe Cyclist’s Beginner’s Bike Training Plan
A Beginner’s Bike Training Plan that is suitable for new cyclists, based on principles of rest, moderation, consistency – and eventually, interval training. Following this beginner’s bike training plan will enable you to dramatically increase your fitness, strength, and cardiovascular health. It can also help you to lose weight. Post includes advice for heavier people starting out on a bike training plan.
Our Best Posts on How to Lose Weight Cycling
Here are quick links to our Best Posts on How to Lose Weight Cycling. Check them out – you may find something that is just right for you on your journey right now.
XALO – Natural Supplements to Kickstart Your Bike Ride!
XALO products are essentially a suite of three products to cover the three key needs: get energized enough to exercise; promote optimal performance of the exercise; and then recover as fast as possible from the exercise (so you can do it again!).
Time to Make a New Years Resolution!
I believe in New Years resolutions. One of the most beautiful things about human beings is that we are always trying to be better. Let’s have a word with the man or woman in the mirror, and make a change in 2016! The only way we can improve the world is by improving ourselves.
Time to Take a Look in the Mirror and Make a New Years Resolution!
I believe in New Years resolutions. One of the most beautiful things about human beings is that we are always trying to be better. Let’s have a word with the man or woman in the mirror, and make a change in 2015! The only way we can improve the world is by improving ourselves.
My First 1,000 Kilometres as a Bike Commuter!
Update on my first 1,000 kilometers as a bike commuter. I am fitter and less stressed, but not losing weight yet. Still, I am very, very proud of myself for sticking with being a bike commuter!
The 10 Best Reasons to Commute by Bike
The 10 Best Reasons to Commute by Bike: Become a bike commuter – burn 156,000 calories per year, and lose 45 pounds! Plus LOTS of other benefits too.
How to Lose Weight Cycling so You Can Cycle Faster so You Can Lose Weight …
If you take up cycling, you WILL lose weight! This post provides a calculator to figure out how many calories you burn while you’re cycling, and shows that the more weight you lose, the faster you will go, the more calories you will burn, the more weight you will lose, the faster you will go …
Welcome to my Cycling Blog!
The world is full of average Joes who ride bikes; let’s get together and make it a better world for all of us Average Joe Cyclists. My name is Joe, and I’m an average cyclist who decided in 2010 to write a blog, in the hope that it will be enjoyed by average people who […]