Did you know that regular resistance and strength training, such as cycling, can help slow down the various negative physiological changes that occur with aging? Cycling also reduces the risk of several degenerative diseases such as coronary heart disease and some cancers.
Some researchers stated, get regular exercise in the long term, can protect a person from dementia in the future. The reason is, by doing regular exercise, cerebral blood flow will increase, thus helping the health of brain tissue.
Benefits of Cycling to Increase Blood Flow
A study on blood flow, involving ten respondents who are accustomed to cycling with moderate intensity. Then, the blood flow in their brains was measured, using an accurate technique called Positron Emission Tomography (PET). When the research was conducted, respondents were asked to consume water with oxygen content, or water that emits positron particles, before cycling. Next, the researchers looked at the flow …