Everyone knows riding a bicycle is a great overall workout. It offers excellent cardiovascular benefits, strengthens the muscles of your legs, and is low impact enough that you won’t develop joint pain. And hey, during May we celebrated National Bike Month. The one worry that many people have about cycling—and who hasn’t heard these rumors—is that sitting on a bike seat for prolonged periods of time could potentially be harmful to sexual or urinary tract functions.
Medical press, February 16, 2015
Middle-aged women who are physically active a few times per week have lower risks of heart disease, stroke and blood clots than inactive women, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.