TheCyclingBug Tue, Oct 18 2016 Likes9 7 Comments Facebook 4 Twitter 3 The Cycling Bug Beginner guide to cycling benefits If you’re still in two minds about whether to start cycling or not, or you just need a reminder as to why you spend more time on two wheels than any other form of transport, read on! Cycling probably won’t make you rich, or look like a supermodel – but it could help to give you the body of one, and there’s a bunch of other awesome benefits that you may not know about. Share with your friends on Twitter and Facebook and tell us why you cycle in The Cycling Bug forum Work your heart Cycling is a great aerobic workout to improve cardiovascular fitness but without all the impact of running. To maximize cardio benefits, use a fairly easy gear and keep a high pedal rate. Weight loss Cycling is a great way to lose weight. You can burn up to 600 calories an hour on the bike. This, combined with a good nutritional strategy can be a great way to cut the fat. Check out our top tips on cycling for weight loss. To continue, log in or sign up. It's FREE and only takes a minute! Log in to your account OR Sign up with Facebook JOIN NOW for FREE!