Mental health is now a more widely discussed topic that ever, with the pressures of modern life and stress affecting many of us at some point. Ground-breaking new research shows that cycling can be hugely beneficial for improving mental health, but how? Si speaks to the experts to find out. With thanks to NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre GCN Winter Sale - Up To 50% Off: https://gcn.eu/1bm Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/1bl Submit your content with our new uploader: http://gcn.eu/upload Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity As well as being enjoyable, cycling can actually be beneficial for your mental health. Yes, it's been scientifically shown that regular exercise on the bike can help your mental wellness and reduce stress levels. How can this work? We spoke to experts in the field from the University of Oxford, and put our own bodies to the test. We'd love to hear your side of the story - has cycling helped you overcome stress and mental health issues? Let us know in the comments. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcn.eu/1bk Watch more on GCN... 📹 How Light Is Right? https://gcn.eu/howlight Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: We Gotta Let Go (Instrumental Version) - Tape Machines Prologue - Brendon Moeller Departing - Luwaks Forget My Name (Instrumental Version) - Paisley Pink Descend Into Self - Ave Air Reverse - Silver Maple Subtle Tension 12 - Jon Björk Butterfly - Lofive Connected - Brendon Moeller Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://bit.ly/1lSk8Ay About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Assos of Switzerland: http://gcn.eu/Assos fi’zi:k Shoes & Saddles: http://gcn.eu/fizikshoes and http://gcn.eu/fiziksaddles Wiggle: http://gcn.eu/wiggle Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Quarq: http://gcn.eu/Quarq Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Trek Bicycles: http://gcn.eu/-Trek Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Zipp Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Zipp Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Continental Tyres: http://gcn.eu/continental- Camelbak: http://gcn.eu/camelbak- Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Google+ - http://gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - http://bit.ly/2CM9XJ6 GCN Tech - http://bit.ly/2BHQav9 EMBN - http://bit.ly/2CMa0Vi Leave us a comment below!
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