With 2020 (finally) over, many are looking toward the future and thinking about how they can make this year a better one.
New Year’s resolutions are a great way to set intentions for the year ahead, and you no doubt already have some in mind. In the past, the most common resolutions have been to:
- Eat healthier
- Spend time with family and friends
- Learn a new skill or hobby
- Save money
- Exercise more
However, as the year goes on, it can be hard to stick to the promises you made at the start of the year. Finding the time for new hobbies and activities isn’t always simple, and it can be easy to fall back into old habits.
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be more active, riding to work might just be the answer you’ve been looking for. Here’s why:
It Fits Seamlessly Into Your Routine
Carving out a time in your day to exercise can be tricky with a busy schedule and is one of the most common reasons that so many don’t achieve the resolutions they set for themselves.
By using your commuting time to fit in your daily exercise, you will already have a plan in place to follow through with your intentions… making it that much more likely that you’ll achieve what you set out to do.
It Will Save You Money
If one of your resolutions is to have more money in the bank, then you’ll have an added motivation to make the switch to cycling.
Fuel and public transport costs can add up to a significant amount over time. With a bike as your transport, you’ll only have to make one purchase and it will get you where you need to be for years to come… for free!
You’ll Be Reducing Your Carbon Footprint
Not everyone can say that the exercise they do actively helps save the planet.
Ditching the car and riding to work can have a hugely beneficial environmental impact… and just might be the thing to keep in mind to keep you riding through the rest of the year.
There’s Plenty Of Support Available
If you are in need of an extra push to keep going with your cycling commutes, there are plenty of Cycling Apps to give you the support you need.
Be sure to also check out our Guide For People Who Want To Ride To Work But Can’t Get Started for tips to give you that initial push!