World Bicycle Day!
Updated: Jun 3, 2022
Did you know World Bicycle Day is today, June 3 ,2022! In honor of the day, let's talk about some of the benefits bicycling has to offer!
Benefit #1 - Increased Cardiovascular Fitness
Benefit #2 - Increased Muscle Strength and Flexibility
"Cycling improves overall function in your lower body and strengthens your leg muscles without overstressing your joints. It targets your quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves To make your legs even stronger and enhance your cycling performance, try doing weightlifting exercises, such as squats, leg presses, and lunges, a few times per week" -Alissa Palladino, MS, RDN, LD, CPT
Benefit #3 - Decreased Stress Levels, Reduced Anxiety and Depression
Benefit #4 - Improved Posture and Coordination
Benefit #5 - Prevention or Management of Disease
Bicycling has so many benefits to offer the mind and body! As always, finding movement that feels good for YOU is the best route. Not sure where to start? Let us help!