Feb 10th, 2014 / Nicki Chick
Getting on your bike to commute, get around or for exercise has some obvious and fantastic benefits….
Benefits for us the cyclist:
Friends and patients often say “I must get on my bike”. As a physio and cycling enthusiast i would whole heartedly recommend it but with a large caveat of respect for taking on the hectic roads. Safety, safety, safety.
There are some unwritten rules that will certainly help you stay on your bike in one piece:
Once you have joined the ever increasing gang of cyclists on the roads or pushed your cycling to the next level and signed up to the RideLondon-Surrey 100 or a sportive, then remember to look after your body on the bike:
Then you can start your day at work feeling enlivened, join the smiling gang of cyclists in the cafe after a good ride in Richmond Park on weekends and watch the pounds drop both from your monthly expenditure and waistline if needed! All this whilst helping the country get healthier and lessening the longer term load on the medical services and the NHS…..
Blog by Tobina Wilson, Clinic Director Chelsea Six Physio