People deserve to know that riding a bike to work has many benefits. Biking is a good form of active exercise. It helps improve blood circulation, promotes good balance and coordination, helps in achieving good cardiovascular disease and is an excellent stress reliever as well.

So if you are always ready amid the hustles and bustles of a busy life and you have no time left to work on your health and fitness, try riding a bike to work and you will feel its healthful benefits. You will start feeling more active and youthful.

Riding a bike to work is good for the body. Aside from being a good cardiovascular activity, it also promotes weight loss and it effectively tones your muscles as well. In addition to these, biking also maintains the normal range of motion of you lower extremity joints. Given all these wonderful benefits of riding a bike, there is no reason why you should not start getting into the habit.

Do your body and health a favor. Use the bike more often to get yourself too and from different places.

Aside from the healthy benefits of riding a bike to work, there are many other things that you need to know in order to appreciate this much better. Bicycles are environment-friendly vehicles and unlike cars and other automobiles, they do not emit smoke. They do not require fuel and other maintenance fluids as well. This means that riding a bicycle is one way of maintaining the cleanliness of the environment and of the air you breathe.

It is also a way of preserving energy and at the same time, you are doing Mother Nature a huge favor. Going to ride a bike instead of driving a car, and at the same time promoting this environment-friendly practice, is actually a worthy and noble advocacy. If you want to do your own share of saving the planet, use the bicycle more often and start building awareness to others about its healthful and environment-friendly benefits.

There are several countries all around the globe that are considered "bicycle countries". An example is the Netherlands wherein 27% of all daily trips and 25% of trips in going to work are done with the use of a bicycle. In Holland, bicycles are essential parts of the daily lives of people. They use it to get to places like school, work, supermarkets, shopping malls and churches among many others.

In Amsterdam, 40% of daily commuters use the bike. Other countries that make use of the bicycle like "bread and butter" are Germany, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Japan, Switzerland, Belgium and China. Given this information, there is no reason why you should not initiate the use of a bicycle as well. It is the least you can do to help save the environment.

Riding a bike to work is also very cost-effective. It can help you save a lot of money from gasoline expenses and car maintenance. Imagine the big difference between bike maintenance and car maintenance. Going to ride the bike can help you save bucks so that you can afford more important necessities or you can increase your savings. Getting a foldable bike can be both a smart and convenient way of enjoying all of the benefits of a daily commute.


Source by Kim B Brown