Hop back on that bike: Cycling could lower your Type 2 diabetes risk


Preventing Type 2 diabetes could be as easy as hopping on your bicycle.

That’s according to a new study published in the journal PLOS Medicine. For five years, Danish researchers looked at the cycling habits of more than 52,000 men and women between the ages of 50 and 65.

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Here’s a good reason to get back on your bike!

The more the participants cycled, the less likely they were to develop Type 2 diabetes. Those cycling the most rode a bike for more than seven hours on average every week.


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