Cycling facts - why it's good for you

  • cycling, even along flat ground, burns 400 calories in one hour
  • improves your strength, stamina and cardio-vascular fitness. Cycling helps to lower both blood pressure and the resting heart rate
  • shed those unwanted pounds. A cycle ride increases calorie consumption and raises the metabolic rate, which can help to lose weight
  • cycling is better for your joints; less pressure is put on your joints than when running
  • reduces stress and helps to combat depression; improves your confidence and mental capacities