Social Distancing in Road Traffic

30 April, 2020

Cycling to protect against the coronavirus

What benefits does cycling offer to protect against possible infection?

Cycling reduces the risk of infection

●      You automatically keep your distance from other people on the road

●      Less likely to become infected by touching surfaces

Cycling can have a preventive effect

●      Regular, leisurely cycling lowers blood pressure

●      Intense breathing cleanses the lungs during endurance sports like cycling

●      Lungs are strengthened

(Source: Spiegel. Why cycling offers double protection. 18.03.2020.)

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