World Bicycle Day: 3 Ways How Cycling Helps Our Body
This World Bicycle Day let’s learn the benefits of cycling.
As the lockdown in Pakistan was announced, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, we witnessed many citizens residing in the posh areas of the country’s urban centers taking their bicycles out for a ride.
In fact, fitness centers in metropolitan cities, such as, Karachi also held cycling classes as a cardio workouts post-lockdown. And in the rural centers we can often see bicycles being the only mode of transport for the underprivileged.
Whether you are cycling to transport goods or to stay fit, there is no denying the fact that there are plenty of benefits of bicycling.
On the World Bicycle Day observed on June 3rd every year, we look at some of the many benefits cycling provides to our mind and body.
Decrease in Body Fat – Cycling is one of the most recommended ways to lose body fat and help us to stay in shape.
Prevents Illnesses – Regular cycling has many health benefits and some of them include increased cardiovascular fitness and joint mobility, two illnesses we often experience in old age. In fact, this full-body workout has also been said to reduce the risk of bowel cancer or diabetes.
Reduced Stress – Just like any other workout, bicycling also helps one not just physically but psychologically too. It helps reduce stress levels and helps in keeping our anxiety at bay.