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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
43 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: It is a good aerobic exercise and helps strengthen your heart and increases endurance esp if you ride more than 10 mph. If you ride at lower speeds, t ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Very much so: And it may be easier for you on your knees. Make sure you bike is fit well to you, as otherwise you can more readily suffer overuse injuries. Also m ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sure: As long as your bottom is not becoming sore from the bike seat. However, your body would benefit if you mixed up a variety of aerobic activities.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
39 years experience Psychiatry
Both: Are excellent ways of getting cardio exercise. Many people people find outdoor biking to better hold their interest, and therefore produce better resu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Bike riding is a good exercise. If you are a male, you need to watch out for pressure on the pudendal nerve. Keeping the seat tipped forward helps.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Both: Both will cause your rate to increase which leads to good aerobic activity.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Neff
Dr. Marc Neff answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Exercise: Both are good ways to exercise. It depends a little as to your height, weight, condition of your joints, and your current physical health. I general ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cardio Mix: Yes. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the sa ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: That is variable. Here are two articles who can help to hone down the answer depending on things like your weight, speed, type of bike etc. http://www ... Read More
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: yuu can wear them when exercising.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Very variable.: There are many factors that go into giving you an accurate response. Things like your weight, your diet, type of bike, vigor of riding etc. Bicycling ... Read More
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