1. REWARD YOURSELF WITH YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD
Gentle cycling burns about 4-5 kilocalories per minute, boosts your fat metabolism and increases your basal metabolic rate. The result: You can really treat yourself afterwards. And let’s be honest – that beer after work tastes even better after exercise.
2. SCHEDULE FIXED CYCLING DAYS
The big advantage of cycling is that it’s easy to integrate into your daily life. Set a fixed day of the week when you do your shopping by bike or cycle to work. Fixed dates, even if they’re only set by yourself, aren’t so easy to call off. That's how you can easily trick your lazybones.
3. USE COOL ACCESSORIES
Trendy sportswear and accessories increase your motivation to jump onto your bike. Highlights like stylish socks help to motivate you more easily. Well-fittingin bright colours and cool patterns elevate your mood and give you an urge to hit the road.
4. ENJOY THE GOOD FEELING AFTER CYCLING
Cycling is good for the psyche, lightens your mood and has an antidepressant effect. It also boosts self-esteem and increases stress tolerance. Is cycling a miracle cure? According to studies, 30 minutes of cycling per day increases your well-being.
5. KEEP IN MIND THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CYCLING
Especially if you spend a lot of time sitting at work, cycling offers you essential movement compensation. Incidentally, cycling not only strengthens your legs, but also your torso and abdominal muscles thanks to bending your upper body forwards. And since the bike carries your body weight, your joints are not stressed. Tip: Low gears also protect your knees from excessive pressure.
So now: Slip on yourand get on your bike!