Time: 20 minutes
If you have never bicycled for exercise before, or haven’t exercised in a few years, this basic cycling workout for beginners will help ease your body back into motion. Bicycling is a great, low-impact way to get your daily dose of cardio, burn calories, and work the largest muscle groups in your body.
Cody’s Basic Cycling Workout for Beginners:
- 5 minutes: Warm up with a few stretches and some easy pedaling.
- 10 minutes: Steady-paced cycling, whatever your pace may be. The goal is to bike for 10 minutes without stopping.
- 5 minutes: Cool down with easy pedaling and stretches.
Too easy for you? Try this slightly harder Before-Breakfast Bike Workout.
New to cycling? Check out this handy introduction to cycling for fitness.