Cycling is a Major Calorie Burner
Cycling stimulates weight loss. Depending on your pace and the resistance on your bike, 45 minute spinning class burns, on average, anywhere between 400-600 calories.
Cycling Strengthens and Tones Multiple Muscle Groups
Cycling activates most muscle groups in the body such as glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps and calf muscles. In addition, the abdominal and back muscles are greatly used for stabilization of the body. The more intense the aerobic exercise is, the most muscle strength and endurance one will build.
Cycling is Low Impact
Low impact exercises, such as cycling, alleviate pressure on joints. Cycling is hence the perfect workout for improving joint mobility and strengthening muscles for injury rehabilitation.
Cycling is an Aerobic Exercise (Moderate Intense)
Depending on one’s abilities, cycling is a moderate intense aerobic exercise that improves both cardiovascular health and stamina. Cycling can help lower blood pressure and LDL cholesterol levels in the body.
Cycling Reduces Stress and Anxiety
Through exercise, like cycling, endorphins are released. These are known to greatly reduce stress and tension in the body.