Some wonder whether cycling is a good form or exercise for seniors. Some will argue it leaves too much room for potential falls and injury. However, the truth is just like many other forms of exercise, when done properly, it’s perfectly safe. In fact, seniors make up 30% of all new riders.
Cycling can be an ideal low impact form of exercise for seniors. Cycling can be easier on your joints and muscles than running or jogging. It can have numerous other health benefits as well. Here are just a few of the health benefits cycling can have on seniors:
1. It’s good for your heart
2. Can aid in weight loss
3. Can help reduce your risk for cancer
4. Known to improve memory
5. Might help you live longer
6. A great social interaction
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