eBikeJOY! Electric Bicycle News Blog — E-Bike Health & Fitness
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.
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.