Cycling to work can cut cancer and heart disease, says study – BBC News

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Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to study, tell scientists.

The biggest learn into the issue associated use two wheels with a halving of health risks of cancer and heart disease.

The five-year study of 250,000 UK passengers likewise showed walking had some benefits over sitting on public transport or taking the car.

The team in Glasgow told cycling took no willpower once it became part of the job routine – unlike going to the gym.

The five-year study compared people who had an “active” commute with those who were mostly stationary.