Who Should Read this Briefing?
This briefing is intended for anyone who is looking for one of the most convincing arguments to persuade people to cycle, to promote cycling or provide for cyclists. It should be equally useful for individuals and organisations concerned about physical inactivity and who need to know more about the health benefits of taking up cycling.
Introduction: The Health Benefits of Physical Activity
The benefits of physical activity include a reduced risk of premature death from all causes, and from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in particular.