We’ve already reported cycling helps us to stay healthy and live longer. And, as this recent article from the excellent Cycling Tips notes, it also makes us happy! What more could you want from a sport?
I know why I love cycling – the freedom of the road anytime I want it! In fact, I find it hard to contemplate life without my bike(s).
Here’s the 15 main reasons cycling makes us happy. What, if anything, would you add to the list below?
- Physical Health
- Mental Health
- Social Engagement
- Goal Setting
- Sensation-Seeking and Risk
- Optimism and Positivity
- Positive Emotions
And we’ve not even mentioned the immense joy we derive from watching cycling, then blogging and tweeting about it!
(Header image from Pinterest)