‘Is cycling good for you?’ - you asked Google, and we’ve got the answer

One of the most common questions people ask about cycling on Google is ‘Is cycling good for you’, so we've got the answer

You may have serious reservations about your commitment to cycling when you find yourself slogging it out round country lanes in the pouring rain. Or when you feel like a parachute riding into a headwind as you struggle your way home on your commute back from work.

One of these questions that may be running through your head is ‘Is cycling good for me?’

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.