If you’re feeling the effects of overindulging during the holidays, you’ll want to hop on your bike instantly after learning these six reasons cycling is so effective at helping you lose weight. By Selene Yeager
It Strengthens Your Body’s Biggest Muscles
Cycling uses all the biggest muscles in your body; your quads, hamstrings, hip muscles, and glutes. As you ride you also build lean muscle tissue in your lower body, especially in your legs and glutes. That’s all essential for increasing your fat-burning ability.