Your bicycle might be causing your back problem

  • Fitness
  • Friday, 02 Oct 2020

A slightly forward-leaning posture helps protect the spine when biking, but if you have back trouble already, it’s best to avoid this posture. — dpa

Whether you cycle for fun or bike to work, your first concern about your own health when cycling will probably be about what happens if there’s an accident.

But have you also considered if your bike’s setup could be gradually causing a back injury?

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Cycling , exercise , pain , back pain


Next In Health

Breast implants help save man in need of lung transplant
Outwardly fine, but internally anxious
Up your fitness levels by walking on an incline
Presence of deep fat linked to Alzheimer’s disease risk
Thalassaemia: From mild anaemia to death at birth
Premature babies: Hold off on clamping the umbilical cord
How to reverse pre-diabetes before it becomes diabetes
Got gout? Avoid these foods to reduce your uric acid
A tax on sugar could help control our sweet tooth
When loneliness leads to premature death

Others Also Read