eBikeJOY! Electric Bicycle News Blog — E-Bike Health & Fitness
How an E-Bike Changed My Life
You might have heard by now that 1969 was the summer of Apollo 11, and Woodstock, and Chappaquiddick. But in my neighborhood, out in the Philadelphia suburbs, it was the summer of Vrroom. This is how an e-bike changed my life.
5 Benefits of an Electric Bicycle
1. Health benefits: While riding an electric bicycle, you get great cardiovascular exercise that tones your core muscles. Your body also release endorphins which are a chemical in your body that make you feel happy while taking care of your heart.
Electric Bikes Could Provide Seniors with Brain Boost
Older cyclists who use electric bicycles may be getting the same brain benefits as those on standard bikes. The new research, published in PLOS One conducted at the University of Reading and Oxford Brookes University found that cyclists between the ages of 50-83 experienced cognitive and mental health benefits from riding a bicycle, whether it was electrically assisted or pedal powered.