Video:Facts About Biking and Weight Losswith David Fiedler
There's a connection between biking and weight loss, which makes biking a good option for those who want to shed some pounds. Here, see information about biking and weight loss.See Transcript
Transcript:Facts About Biking and Weight LossBicycling is ideal for weight loss because it burns a lot of calories.
Why Biking and Weight Loss Are RelatedRiding at a moderate speed (about 12–14 mph) you will burn approximately 235 calories per half hour. Consider cycling for weight loss in a variety of ways.
Options for Biking and Weight LossHow about these options?
Try having a scheduled daily ride of about an hour. If you ride your bike to and from work or school for most days of the week and ate a healthy diet, you could easily expect to lose one pound a week.
Plan family or group rides a few times a week. Make this a longer ride of a couple hours.
Plan times throughout your week to fit in a bike ride, such as running errands or visiting a friend. These activities will all add up to calories burned and pounds shed. Plus, they are also just a lot of fun and surprisingly easy way to fit in exercise.
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