Riding is a systemic activity.
When people get old, they will be at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, which will have a certain impact on their memory and cognition.
How to prevent Alzheimer’s disease is an academic problem that is being discussed in clinic.
So, can regular cycling prevent Alzheimer’s? Research shows that middle-aged people who take physical exercise twice a week have a 60% lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those who don’t like exercise, which proves that middle-aged people’s adherence to exercise can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
In order to further understand the effect of physical exercise on the brain, the researchers measured the changes in brain metabolism and memory of 60 volunteers after regular exercise.
These participants ranged in age from 65 to 85.
The results show that regular sports can not only enhance physical fitness, but also effectively promote the metabolic activities of the brain.
Among these sports, researchers have found that walking and cycling are effective.
Netease News once reported that there was an 87 year old Mr.
Song Guoxian in Qingdao.
He not only rode outdoors twice a week, but also recorded what he saw and heard on that day after each ride.
For more than a decade, he has filled nearly six notebooks.
“Happy mood and full life” is his description of his later life.
His relatives and friends were full of praise and admiration for song’s old life.
“Life lies in sports.
People who love cycling often look young.
But at first sight, Mr.
Song is very energetic and healthy physically and mentally.” As a matter of fact, long-distance cycling is indeed beneficial to the middle-aged and old people in preventing and treating diseases.
On the way of cycling, you need to concentrate, observe the road conditions before and after, avoid pedestrians and vehicles, and sometimes deal with various complex road conditions.
Therefore, cycling can effectively improve the brain’s judgment and reaction ability.
In addition, the turning and pedaling of the left and right feet affect the relevant left and right brain nerves, which can promote the balance of the functions of the two hemispheres of the brain, enhance intelligence and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
Riding can affect the muscle activities of the whole body, not only prevent and treat lumbar arthritis, enhance the strength of lumbar muscles and ligaments, improve the flexibility of lumbar bones, prevent and treat lumbar acid and lumbago, but also improve the lightness and fitness of both legs, greatly delaying the aging process of people…