Coming up on the 5th August in the UK’s biggest cycling commute event, Cycle To Work Day. In honor of this occasion, we have looked at the top reasons why you should cycle to work, particularly if you suffer from joint pain.
Bike riding is a great form of exercise for many reasons, but particularly when you suffer from joint pain. It is a low impact, aerobic exercise that put less stress on your weight bearing joints, such as hips, knees and ankles.1 There is scientific evidence that cycling can significantly reduce joint pain, stiffness, and physical limitations, and enhance quality of life in middle-aged and older adults with osteoarthritis (OA). 2
Lets take a look at some specific benefits