The Beginner’s Guide to Biking and Running for Exercise

Exercise has proven to be very valuable to people in a number of ways. With a moderate amount of exercise, it has shown to be effective in keeping people healthy. Regular exercise can help people of all ages by keeping a healthy heart, improve circulation, help keep joints moving and even can improve a person’s mental health. Of course, with any exercise regimen it is important to check with your doctor to ensure that it is right for you. While there are a number of different exercises that are good for people, two of the most popular and easiest to begin are biking and running.

Biking

Riding a bicycle is an easy form of exercise that can be done by people of all ages. It is also something that can be as challenging as you want to make it. Whether you are going for a leisurely three mile ride or a physically exerting fifty mile trip, it can be beneficial to your health. To help you get started with your biking for exercise program, here are a few helpful resources.

Equipment

Safety

Stretching and Health

Additional Resources

Running

One of the best overall methods of exercising is running. Runners can be as young as school age or as old as retirement age. Running can be done for a number of reasons, all can help your health. Many people just run for the exercise benefits, while others run as a form of sport and can challenge themselves by running in road races. Regardless of your overall goals, we have put together a number of useful resources to help you get started in running.

Equipment

Safety

Stretching and Health

Additional Resources

We hope you found this information helpful. Now get out and enjoy the health benefits of bicycle riding or running!