Stay Fit for Life

hIf you want to be fit and healthy you need to be physically active. Regular physical activity can help protect you from serious diseases such as obesity, heart disease, cancer, mental illness, diabetes and arthritis. Some of the best ways to stay active and fit is walking or riding a bicycle

These activities can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from young children to older adults. It can also be fun for the whole family, is inexpensive and good for the environment.

Walking or riding to work or a trip to the store is one of the most time-efficient ways to combine regular exercise with your everyday routine. An estimated one billion people ride bicycles every day – for transport, recreation and sport.

Regular walking or cycling has many physical and mental health benefits. It is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of serious health problems and according to research may increase longevity.

Cycling is mainly an aerobic activity, which means that your heart, blood vessels and lungs all get a workout. You will breathe deeper, perspire and experience increased body temperature, which will improve your overall fitness level.