Mountain biking is not only great exercise, but it is so enjoyable most consider it a hobby not exercise. Simply getting out on your bicycle and enjoying the world around you can make for quite an interesting day. Not only will you enjoy the time you spend mountain biking, you will also be more physically fit as a result.
As far as I’m concerned, one of the most enjoyable forms of recreation is bicycling. This is one of those physical activities that seem to allow time to pass so quickly that you don’t realize that you’re exercising in the process. Of all of the different ways that you can bicycle, however, mountain biking is probably one that will interesting and give you great exercise. The good part about it is that there are very few things that are necessary for you to take up this hobby and the cost can be less than you would spend on a stationary bike. Having the proper clothes, a bicycle and a helmet are all that is really needed for you to get started.
Although in the traditional sense, mountain biking needs to be done in the mountains, not all of us live in an area that provides this kind of environment. Most communities will have an area that has hills where we can ride our mountain bikes but it may be necessary for you to simply get out into the wilderness or over to the park on a regular basis in order to ride your mountain bike someplace other than on the street. This will help to keep things interesting and will go a long way in making sure that you stick with this activity.