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If you are considering taking part in cycling and comparing it with other sports, then cycling will be a better choice.
1、 Cycling can improve mental health.
According to a YMCA study, the health status of active people is 32% higher than that of inactive people.
Cycling combines physical exercise with outdoor activities to broaden your horizons.
You can ride alone, so that you have enough time to deal with worries or worries; You can also join the team riding to enrich your social circle.
Graeme Obree, the one hour record holder in the front room, suffered from depression most of his life.
He told us: “Going out for a bike ride can help” people with depression “…
If I didn’t ride a bike, I wouldn’t know where to go.
2、 Cycling can effectively lose weight If you want to lose weight effectively, you must burn more calories than you eat.
Cycling burns more calories: between 400 and 1000 per hour, depending on the intensity of the ride and the weight of the rider.
Of course, the quality of sleep and how much time you spend on cycling are also factors that affect it.
3、 Riding can exercise muscles.
Riding not only burns fat, but also strengthens muscles.
Especially the gluteus maximus, the hamstrings, the quadriceps femoris and the lower leg.
Muscle is thinner than fat, and people with higher muscle ratio will burn more calories even if they are sedentary.
4、 Enjoy a second breakfast If you decide to go to work by bike, you have a good excuse to add some innocent snacks to your day.
Because a half hour’s drive to work should burn 200 to 500 calories, you have a reason to enjoy a second complacent breakfast at your desk.
5、 Reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer Cycling is one of the sports recommended by the NHS (British National Medical Service System), which can reduce the risk of major diseases such as heart disease and cancer.
A study conducted by the University of Glasgow showed new evidence: researchers studied more than 260000 people over a five-year period and found that the risk of heart disease or cancer could be halved by cycling to work.
Jason Gill of the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences commented that the risk of adverse health outcomes associated with cycling on the whole or part of the way to work was significantly reduced.
6、 The negative effects of cycling are very small.
When scientists compare long-distance runners and cyclists, they find that the number of muscle injuries suffered by runners increases by 133-144%, and inflammation and DOMS (delayed muscle soreness) is 87% higher.
Although riding is unlikely to cause overuse injuries, it can still occur suddenly.
Therefore, a professional moderate cycling will be a better way.
7、 Cycling can save time by comparing the following three ways: (1) Get on the bus, drive, queue up to enter the parking lot, pay for parking, and arrive.
(2) Walk to the public station, wait for the bus, complain that the bus is late, take the bus (pay), and watch it take you to the destination.
The distance to the destination is about 800 meters.
(3) Get on your bike, go through the congestion, lock your bike, and reach your destination.
Short distance travel has a huge impact on the level of global pollution.
Riding a bike will save you gas or public transport costs, and of course it will save you time.
8、 Riding improves navigation skills In the world of car coordinate navigation and Google Maps, sometimes you don’t need to improve the sense of direction.
Riding can provide necessary practice for your own interior, so that you can better distinguish which road leads to the destination.
9、 Cycling can improve sleep.
Researchers at the University of Georgia studied men and women aged 20 to 85 over a 35 year period.
They found that a 2% decline in men’s health level and a 4% decline in women’s health level would lead to sleep problems.
Rodney Dishman is one of the main authors, And commented that: “The most serious decline in heart and lung potential energy is between 40 and 60 years old.
This is also the point where sleep time and problems occur frequently.
Scientists believe that anxiety can be reduced through exercise, so as to improve sleep quality.
Obesity is another reason for sleep dysfunction, and exercise can also prevent weight from increasing with age.
Riding to improve your mental exercise has always been related to brain health, and the reduction of cognitive changes may make us Later, he suffered from dementia in his life.
A 2013 study found that during exercise, the brain blood flow of cyclists increased by 28% and that of specific regions increased by 70%.
Not only that, blood flow in some parts continued to increase by 40% after exercise.
It is good to improve blood flow, because this red material provides all kinds of good things to keep healthy.
The study concluded that we should take four cycles of exercise every week, each cycle lasting 45-60 minutes, to reach 75-85% of the maximum “heart rate reserve” (maximum heart rate minus resting heart rate).
11、 Riding to strengthen your immune system Dr.
David Nieman of Appalachian State University and his colleagues studied 1000 adults under the age of 85.
They found that exercise has great benefits for the health of the upper respiratory system, thereby reducing the incidence of common colds.
Why choose a bike? Cycling to work can save time on the road and protect you from buses and trains invaded by bacteria.
12、 Cycling is an incredible social sport..