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The Surprising Answer to How Often You Should Be Bike Riding to Lose Weight and For Anti Aging

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Langhoff The Surprising Answer to How Often You Should Be Bike Riding to Lose Weight and For Anti Aging
Bike riding can be a great way to lose weight and for anti aging. But how much bike riding do you need to do for the most weight loss and anti aging benefits? It's not as much as you may think. Read on to find out.
If you ride a bike, even once in a while it can be a great form of exercise. It is a lot less impact than running and for the time spent the aerobic benefits are unmatched by any other form of exercise.
Aerobic exercise that comes from riding a bicycle improves the efficiency of the heart, lungs and blood vessels. It also helps to improve the efficiency of the metabolic enzymes that regulate the conversion of stored energy in muscle cells.
When a person is engaged in aerobic exercise the heart pumps more blood at a faster rate all throughout the body. This blood is also highly oxygenated. That is very good for the body. This increase rate of blood going through the body also has the tendency to flush waste and toxins out of the body at a faster rate.
The heart becomes stronger and grows more efficient through this form of exercise. General circulation is improved and blood pressure can also be lowered.
There can be a reduction in the bad levels of cholesterol and an increase in the good cholesterol. Bike riding aerobics can raise your body's high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels (good cholesterol) and lower your body's low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels (bad cholesterol),.
There are other benefits from bike riding and aerobic exercise. These benefits include: reducing body fat, which helps us lose weight.
Additional benefits from riding a bike are: increased energy, lower levels of anxiety, tension and depression.
Another aspect that makes riding a bike such a great form of aerobic exercise is that it can have a lot of variety. Quite often exercise routines get boring and that is why people quit. When you ride a bike you can take different paths and you will experience different sights and varying terrain. Unless you ride the same trail each time, cycling can never be boring.
All of these healthful benefits help a person to lose weight and are great for anti aging.
But how much time must a person spend riding a bike to gain these benefits?
Most health officials say that a person needs to engage in some type of exercise 30 minutes per day. But riding a bike at a brisk pace as little as little as twice per week can produce very healthful benefits. The more you cycle better-the more benefits will be realized. But if that is not possible, even twice per week will be very good for you.
As with any exercise, if you are not physically active at present it is always suggested you seek out the advice of a medical professional. You want to be sure your body is ready for what every activity you have planned for it.

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