6 Reasons Cycling Boosts Weight Loss

If you’re feeling the effects of overindulging, 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.

2 Responses to 6 Reasons Cycling Boosts Weight Loss

  1. Josh July 18, 2013 at 10:56 pm #

    Hi, reading your article here very useful, when you say about burning about half a kg when riding an hour a day….do you mean half a kg a day? Or a week?

    • Sean August 22, 2016 at 6:11 pm #

      I’m pretty sure they mean a half kg per week, not per day. Sorry!