When it comes to good health and body fitness, the human body requires one to engage in physical activities so as to stay healthy and for the body to function well. It is advisable for you to participate in physical activities for about thirty minutes in a day as this will help you remain healthy and active as well.
One of the exercises I engage in is cycling, not only does cycling have health benefit but it is so much fun especially when you have a partner to cycle with. You can cycle around the neighborhood or on the mountains, and you can also participate in the tournaments being held in the community.
To me, cycling is a great exercise where I get to bond with my family since it is a daily activity that we have to do as a form of exercise and to enjoy ourselves as well.
What are the benefits of cycling?
• Helps to strengthen and to tone muscles.
Cycling is an activity that is essential in toning our body as it involves a lot of pedaling. This is because it requires and involves the movement of the entire body. Therefore, it is a great form of workout. Not only does cycling have benefits in adults, it also has significant benefits to children whereby it helps in the development of healthy bones.
• Improved cardiovascular health.
When cycling the heart beats faster than usual, and this is very crucial as it enhances the flow of the blood in the body hence resulting to healthy cardiovascular functioning.
• Controls diseases.
Cycling is important in preventing diseases such as heart diseases, kidney, and ocular diseases as well. By cycling your body is active and this helps in burning fat in the body which causes some diseases such diseases.
What are the best bicycles to use for cycling?
The Road bicycle:
This type of bicycle is used for general purpose, like communicating, visiting to nearest area or for going to market/office. One third percent cyclist is using road bikes.
This bicycle design based on mountain and road bicycle, we can say hybrid bike is combination of mountain and road bike. This type of bicycle is used for multipurpose. Hybrid bike also known as multipurpose bicycle.
The type of the bike is crucial especially to use on rough roads. Mountain bikes are made with strong and durable materials which make it able to withstand rough roads. Therefore if you intend to engage in more challenging activities such as cycling on rough roads buy a mountain bike.
•The recumbent bicycle.
This is one of the best bikes to use for exercising as it is designed such that the pedals are easy to use. The bicycle is also recommended for the people with back problems as the seating is made to offer comfort for the back. Therefore this type of bike is very crucial for exercising for the people with back problems and those who are a bit overweight. They are certain kinds which can be used at home as well.
• It has a back support which is essential for people with the back problems.
• The bikes are quite low making them easy to access.
• They have a comfortable seat which helps you to seat comfortably while working out.
You can choose a bike as your need. Any type of bike will give you same type of physical benefit. So you don’t need to think on which type of bicycle will give you more benefit of exercise. Choose any bike that is best suit for you and go for riding.