The Hidden Health Benefits of Cycling

The standard story

  • Cycling is a form of physical activity
  • More physical activity means more calories burned
  • Burning calories helps regulate body weight, as measured by Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • A healthy BMI is associated with decreased disease risk (e.g. obesity, diabetes, cancer and stroke)

An alternative story

Osteoporosis

Falls

Ride a bicycle. Get active strong.

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