Do you remember the fun of bike riding as a child? We thought of it as fun and never considered the exercise benefit of riding for hours with our friends. Today, men who do not include bike riding as part of their exercise regimen are missing out on a great form of low impact aerobic and cardiovascular exercise.
In this article you will learn the five important health benefits of bike riding, the three most common types of bicycle available today, and which one is best for you.
Bike riding has many obvious health benefits, but also some you may not have considered. Adults begin bike riding to get some exercise and hopefully lose a few pounds. Unlike an aerobic exercise classes at the gym which is designed to increase the heart rate, a bike riding regimen can be developed for men with heart disease who should avoid strenuous exercise up to men in excellent health who can handle a strenuous exercise regimen.
In addition to the health benefits bike riding offers, if you are able to ride your bike to work you will reduce wear and tear on your car, significantly reduce your monthly car fuel expense, and some employers reimburse employees who use alternative forms of transportation to work.
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