The "bike to work" is a perfect fitness.

The bike to work is a perfect fitness.

Many people are aware that they are always in lack of exercises and want to lose weight. But isn’t it difficult to have time to enjoy sports and to keep motivated in busy days, is it?

“Bike to Work" is the only way to start ideal weight control without changing your current lifestyle.
It is a perfect diet method in any aspects, a certain volume of aerobics, easiness to continue, low impact on our body. The "bike to work" is the best shortcut to success when you think about loosing your weight.

Effects by commuting distance

Here you can see how much calories you consume and how much weight you can lose by “bike to work".

Distance (One way) Time for return trip
1 day 1 month 3 months
Consumed Calories Lost weight Consumed Calories Lost weight Consumed Calories Lost weight
3
miles
20
min
233
kcal
0.0
lbs.
4,600
kcal
1.5
lbs.
14,000
kcal
4.4
lbs.
6
miles
40
min
466
kcal
0.2
lbs.
9,300
kcal
2.9
lbs.
28,000
kcal
8.8
lbs.
9
miles
60
min
700
kcal
0.2
lbs.
14,000
kcal
4.4
lbs.
42,000
kcal
13.2
lbs.
12
miles
80
min
930
kcal
0.2
lbs.
18,600
kcal
6.0
lbs.
56,000
kcal
17.6
lbs.
(Calculated by the METS method with the speed at 9 miles/hr and the body weight of 154 lbs.)

In fact, there are some more effects by "bike to work" in addition to above.

You can continue your program because it is to commute.

Many people fail to lose weight because their method is difficult to continue (such as exercise, meal etc.)

You can certainly lose your weight by any methods as far as you can continue. You can keep exercising your program only by switching to bike commute, as you must go to work everyday.

It is very difficult for people who didn’t have exercised before to lose weight by sport. But even such people can make “bike to work” program as their habit.

Loose your weight by easy exercises

The sport type bicycle doesn’t give your body less load than running or walking, because it support your body with 3 points of arms, hip and legs. You will not feel tired so much and continue your program by an efficient aerobics without sore legs or lower back.

Feeling wind makes you less tired.

You won’t be tired so much being free from body temperature elevation by feeling wind even for a long distance ride to work.

You have to burn out fat to lose your weight by a certain amount of aerobics.

Most of sports make you feel tired without reaching such amount. But you can achieve it by bicycle with much ease.

Costless way to lose your weight

You don’t have to pay money for “bike to work” method not like joining to a fitness club or yoga class. Of course, you have to buy a bicycle for commute. It has a different meaning from spending money on programs which you don’t have confidence in success.

Healthy way to lose your weight

You can also enjoy more effects of “Bike to Work” program than loosing weight. Let’s compare figures of health check before and after starting “Bike to Work”. Many people say that they saw improvements in blood pressure or neutral fat value.

You can also train your cardiopulmonary function. You may find yourself without short breath when climbing up the stairs.