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Add weight-bearing : Everyone falls from a bike on occasion. So doing weight-bearing exercises to strengthen muscles and bones is important, getting into shape by using an exercycle is a good idea before getting on a bike again after months (or years). Riding with a helmet and reflective vest or shoes and tape is smart even if you were raised rising hands and helmet-free in the 50s and 60s! focus on safety :). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Biking is a good way to lose weight, as long as one doesn't eat a lot of snacks, energy bars, nor drink sugared drinks on the bike trip. Weight will only be lost if the calories burned during the biking exceeds the calories eaten or drank by the biker. Biking is a low impact sport and is good for people who tend to get joint pains with hiking or running. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Yes: Both are both excellent cardiac workouts which will help with weight loss. Both also tone the legs. Good luck! ...Read more
Male 22. Work full time sat in office will 30 minutes a day biking stop me frlm becoming deconditioned?
I was biking long distances in the sun and I got a headache after. This headache is still here the next morning. Should I be worried?
Heat Injury: It's possible that you have a heat stroke or a sunstroke what you need to do is to hydrate a lot and take a cold shower drink a lot of water and take 1000 mg acetaminophen if you're not better tomorrow though which means within 48 hours after exposure you need to seek medical attention. ...Read more