You know how it goes, the endless dieting routines while spending hours in the gym in dreams of one day looking like Dwayne Johnson, or one of those Victoria Secret's models in case of the ladies.. Well, what if you could achieve that ideal body by just adding one little aspect to your routine? Yeah, you guessed it right folks~
So, what is so unique about cycling and what does it do to your body? Read bellow to find out!
Cycling is one of the greatest metabolism booster when it comes to physical excursion. Studies show that there is elevated metabolism till 20 minutes after you stop cycling. That means only 20 minutes of cycling a day burns fat worth of 40 minute of exercise! How cool is that?
Helps in weight loss
If you're looking for ways to lose weight, cycling should be one of your top priorities. Cycling has shown to burn 400 to 1000 calories per hour, depending on the speed and intensity of the rider. So if you're looking to drop a few hundred pounds in a minimum amount of time, what's better than an hour on a bike?
Helps in building muscle
In addition to losing all those calories, cycling helps in building muscle - particularly around your calves, thighs and hips. Well, looks like there's an increasing chance of achieving that Dwayne Johnson body after all...
Increases your life span
So while you're developing that Dwayne Johnson body, you may get extra years to flaunt it! Studies show that men who cycle daily have an increased life expectancy up to 5 years while women, on the other hand, have an increased expectancy up to 4 years.
Other health benefits
In addition to physical fitness, there are many additional health benefits to cycling. Studies have shown that people who cycle for about 15 minutes a day have a better sleep schedule, better mental health and a more healthier sex life. Now who doesn't want all that?
So what are you waiting for? Hop on that bike and live a better, healthier and longer life.