Ever wonder how many calories you burn when riding your Cycle in daily life? The answer is miniature complex, and it depends on what kind of cycling  you’re riding, what kind of resistance there is, and how fast you’re going is its..

Cycle helps to burn calories

The Best way to burn the calories is cycling. You'll burn about 400 calories an hour. Plus, it strengthens your all body parts. In fact post COVID, many people have turned to cycling as a form of a workout as it is safe and you can follow social distancing norms with ease.

 Everyday cycling burns around 300 calories an hour and it’s depend upon your size, age, and gender, and just how you’re cycling is a daily routine. It also depends on how long your cycle ride, how fast, wind direction and other factors.

Does mountain cycling burn more calories than road cycling?

Yes obviously, it depends you’re likely to be going up and down hills more on a mountain Cycling than a road Cycling and there will be more rolling resistance of the chunky tires. The sum of these opposing factors means that mountain cycling and road cycling calorie burns are likely to be similar.

If you’re into Downhill Mountain cycling, Grilling points out that although you’re not pedaling much, you are tensing your muscles. Studies have shown that your heart rate may not increase that much, but you’ll still burn energy for this, although they found it difficult to quantify how much.

How to measure calories burned in your body?

  • Intensity
  • Aerodynamics
  • Gender
  • Weight
  • Duration

Calculating calories burned

The table shown the rough idea of how many calories you burn when you doing cycling.


Where to get help

  • Your doctor
  • Perfect Cyclist 

 Things to remember

  • Cycling is easy to fit into your daily routine by riding to the shops, park, school or work.
  • Cycling is a wonderful workout that keeps you active. It can help shape a healthy lifestyle, both physically and mentally
In the end, quote for cycling:-
“To achieve fitness one need not hit the gym. One can always opt for sport: CYCLING. The idea is to do something that not only burns calories but relieves stress as well.”
:- By Milind Soman


The duration of time you ride and the strength are the main factors in how many calories you burn. If you’re starting with little or no activity, biking 15 minutes a day, or 30 minutes a few times a week, are an excellent way to improve health and will likely reduce your weight.

Once you’ve adapted to moderate riding, add some intensity intervals, which are even better for burning calories. You can enhance your overall fitness level by engaging.