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The Many Benefits of Bicycling

THE MANY BENEFITS OF BICYCLING CALORIE BURNER O RIDING A BICYCLE AROUND 40 30 50 10 MPH BURNS ABOUT 281- 20/ 60 70 MPH CALORIES 08/ PER HOUR O A LEISURELY WALK BURNS 176 ONLY 176 CALORIES PER HOUR O INCREASING YOUR PACE OR THE DIFFICULTY OF YOUR RIDE WILL RESULT IN GREATER CALORIES CALORIE BURN EASY ON THE JOINTS • BIKING IS A VERY LOW-IMPACT ACTIVITY, WHICH SAVES YOUR JOINTS O ENGAGES YOUR MUSCLES WITHOUT THE FORCE OF RUNNING TAKING A TOLL ON YOUR KNEES O IDEAL FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE RECOVERING FROM INJURIES AND WANT TO BE ACTIVE USEFUL TRANSPORTATION O YOU CAN BIKE INSTEAD OF DRIVING TO MANY PLACES YOU NEED TO GO SWITCH YOUR CAR OUT FOR YOUR BIKE A FEW TIMES EACH WEEK TO GET TO WORK O BIKING TO WORK TWICE A WEEK HELPS YOU BURN THOUSANDS OF EXTRA CALORIES PER MONTH LIFELONG PURSUIT O BIKING IS AN ACTIVITY YOU MAY BE ABLE TO DO FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE O OTHER EXERCISES MAY BECOME MORE DIFFICULT AS YOU GET OLDER O LOWER CHANCE OF INJURY AND STIFFNESS THAN WITH RUNNING STRESS REDUCER • DON'T SIT IN YOUR CAR IN TRAFFIC GETTING ANGRY-GET ON YOUR BIKE! • STUDIES SHOW BIKE COMMUTERS HAVE LOWER STRESS THAN CAR OR MASS TRANSIT COMMUTERS • EXERCISE HAS BEEN SHOWN TO REDUCE STRESS LEVELS FUN AND FITNESS O GET IN BETTER SHAPE AND TONE YOUR MUSCLES WHILE HAVING A GOOD TIME O EXPERIENCE THE JOY YOU FELT THE FIRST TIME YOU RODE A BIKE OVER AND OVER O EXPLORE NATURE, RIDE WITH FRIENDS, OR ENTER A RACE FOR CHARITY ALL ON YOUR BICYCLE INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: SINCE 1909 EFINGER SPORTING GOODS EFINGER YOUR SPORT, ONE STORE www.efingersports1909.com Sources: http://www.mensfitness.com/weight-loss/burn-fat-fast/10-reaso ns-to-get-on-a-bike

The Many Benefits of Bicycling

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Some exercises become more difficult as you get older. Biking is an activity that you might be able to do for the rest of your life! Find other benefits you can get from this activity by reading throu...

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