It has been proven that regular cycling can help you lose weight, reduce stress and improve your fitness because, contrary to popular belief, it is not an activity that solely involves the legs. Furthermore it is one of the only whole body activities that involves very low impact and low risk of muscle strain. This makes it excellent if you have joint issues or even a problem with your weight. In fact it has been found that steady cycling burns approximately 300 calories per hour. Therefore, if you cycle for 30 minutes every day, you would burn 11 pounds of fat in a year.
The rides are open to all and we put an emphasis on fun and friendship. To join the programme you don’t even need to worry about a bike as one of our officers can arrange for bike and helmet hire (if you contact them before the ride) so all you need to do is turn up at the meeting point ready to ride and meet new people.
Should you have your own mountain bike and helmet we are more than happy for you to bring them along, but please ensure it is safe to ride as our instructors may turn you away from the session should your bike not be deemed suitable.
The weekly rides will take place every Wednesday morning at 10am. Rides will generally last two hours with breaks, refreshments (not provided so please bring your own) and time for a bit of socialising.
The sessions cost £3 if you bring your own bike and £6 if you wish to hire one.
You can download a copy of the diary of rides that we have planned using the link below.
Full details of each of the Cycling For Health rides can also be found on our Sporting Events pages.
If you would like more information please contact Fabrizio Ferrari on 01992 564567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org