What is it?
Riding a bike is a healthy, fun and low-impact activity for all ages. Whether you want to get moving outside or prefer the comfort of a stationary bike indoors, you can reap the benefits of cycling.
Why you should try cycling
The benefits of cycling include:
- Improves heart health
- Increases muscle strength in a low-impact way
- Adds activity to your day in a time efficient way if you cycle to work or the store
Who is it for?
Cycling is a great activity for people of all ages. The fact that it is easy on your joints makes it a perfect activity for someone recovering from an injury or suffering from arthritis.
Where to go
Using your bicycle to explore your community is a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends. Many trails and roadways have incorporated bike-friendly pathways for your safety.
If you prefer a stationary bike, a local recreation facility may be a good option. And if you are looking for a challenge, a spin class might be more your speed.
What you’ll need
Heading outdoors to explore your neighbourhood? You will need a well-fitted bike for your height, safety equipment such as a helmet and bell, and comfortable clothes.