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.
Top Ten Reasons to be a Bike Commuter
The Top 10 reasons to be a bike commuter include losing weight, building lean muscle, getting fitter, reducing stress, felling happy, and saving money. Find out all the great reasons why you should be a bike commuter!
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!
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.
How to Use Perceived Rate of Exertion to Get Fit
If you’re planning to get fit, or maybe even want to train to do a charity bike ride, consider how you are going to monitor the intensity of your workouts. The Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is the easiest way to measure exercise intensity – and it’s free! This post shows you how to use perceived rate of exertion to get fit.
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.
Bike Training: My Post Ride Recovery
An effective post-ride routine is a crucial part of good, structured bike training. Exercising smartly isn’t about completely wiping yourself out, and then doing it again on your next ride. Adequate recovery prepares your body for ongoing work-outs, so that ultimately you can really get fit.
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.
Looking back with Pride – my First 18 Months as a Bike Commuter
Achievements after a Year and a Half as a Bike Commuter As I look back over the past year and a half as a cyclist and a bike commuter I have a few observations and reflections to pass along. First and foremost I am forever grateful to cycling for restoring my health, reducing my stress, […]
How Cycling in Winter Helped me Lose Weight and Get Healthier – the Cost of Cycling Weight Loss
Cycling has enormous health benefits and has helped me to lose weight. It can be an expensive sport, especially in winter. But the benefits and cycling weight loss make it well worth the price! I have lost weight cycling, reduced my blood pressure, and got much fitter.
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 …