Health Benefits of Cycling

A far-from-exhaustive collection of evidence of the health advantages of cycling, based initially on material published in the Lothian Cycle Campaign newsletter Spokes. If you have other information, please contact John Franklin

Research into health benefits of cycling

Support for cycling to improve health

Research into health benefits of regular moderate physical activity

Most studies here are not specifically on cycling, but 15 to 20 minutes spent daily in cycle-commuting is generally regarded as providing a good amount of moderate physical activity.

General references

Cycling Digest Health index