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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
Walked daily for 6 miles to work but after two months of this intense walk my weight stayed the same. Can anyone say will biking do the same?
I'm 21 & I can never seem to put on weight I exercise (biking mainly) regularly & I eat good food but I can't seem to go beyond 65-70kg what can I do?
Muscle Strain: The commonest cause of pain in upper shoulder after long hours of exercising is from over use fatigue of the muscle. Try to do shoulder stretches before starting exercises, rotate neck and relax shoulder inbetween long hours of bicycling, put ice after bicycling, massage and stretch it out again. Ibuprofen if not contraindicated is helpful in muscle pain. Look up trapezius stretches on U tube. ...Read more
Bicycling: That depends on your weight, the type of bike, the incline. Check this site to do the calculation: http://www.Nutristrategy.Com/caloriesburnedcycling.Htm. ...Read more
Yes.: This sounds like a good exercise program. I would also recommend doing interval training, recommended by sports trainers to increase cardiovascular fitness. Try: sprint on your bike for 30 seconds at a time to really maximize your heart rate (until you are out of breath, breathing hard and fast, and need to take a break). Then, slow the pedals to rest. Repeat every few minutes. ...Read more
I need help getting into biking, running and swimming because i want to do a triathlon next year?
Trainer: Sounds like you might benefit from a personal trainer to get you started. That would also help you in developing the correct exercise routines with lower injury risk than if you just tried to do it on your own. Once they teach you the basics and how to progress you could then proceed on your own after some weeks of training. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers