Do you often have that feeling that you just do not have the energy to get out on your bike and then you get home feeling full of energy, your worries have disappeared and you are happy and content. Why is this?
When you exercise your body released endorphins they are considered natures painkillers. They bring about feelings of euphoria and wellbeing as well as highlight the reward circuit in your brain.
These endorphins are release by your blood flowing and can also help you in combating stress. Low levels of serotonin and norepinephrine that are released during exercises can be linked with depression.
In addition many of us have a craving for escapism and nature. But if you can't get outdoors, you still can feel great after a session indoors.
So if you are getting on your bike is not only going to help your physical fitness, but also your mental wellbeing.
If you want more time on the bike, talk to us about our online cycle coaching