Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy lifestyle - Burn calories and arrive at work refreshed.

Raising your heart rate through exercise just 5 times per week means you are 50% less
likely to suffer from a stroke, heart disease or type 2 diabetes.

Cycling is the third most popular recreational activity in the UK. An estimated 3.1 million
people ride a bicycle each month 1. It's a low impact exercise, meaning it's easier on your
joints than running or other high-impact aerobic activities. But it still helps you get into shape.

Riding a bike for half an hour per day, 5 days a week can give you: 2

  •   up to a 35% lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke
  •   up to a 50% lower risk of type 2 diabetes
  •   up to a 50% lower risk of colon cancer
  •   up to a 20% lower risk of breast cancer
  •   a 30% lower risk of early death
  •   up to an 83% lower risk of osteoarthritis
  •   up to a 68% lower risk of hip fracture
  •   a 30% lower risk of falls (among older adults)
  •   up to a 30% lower risk of depression
  •   up to a 30% lower risk of dementia
  1. http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/Cycling.aspx
  2. http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/Whybeactive.aspx

How much could I save?

See an example of what you could save on the Cycle to Work Scheme by using our online calculator!

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Total cost of bikes
and accessories:
Salary sacrifice: (from your Gross Pay each pay period)
Actual pay period cost: (from your pocket in each pay period)
Total cost: (over payment term)
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This value is an estimate based on the information you have provided. The value is subject to change depending on the individual parameters on your employer's scheme. For a more accurate value please ask your employer for their scheme code.

The maximum value of £1,000.00 can only be exceeded if your organisation has its own consumer credit license in place, or if they have negotiated discounts with Cycle Solutions.

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Testimonials

Start of Quote SpeechmarkWe have recently implemented our 'Cycle to Work' Lease Scheme which is proving to be both popular and beneficial to a growing number of employees. It has created a new surge of interest in cycling. Having no financial implications and little administrative demands on our organisation, this employee salary sacrifice scheme has allowed us to promote healthier journeys to work and to reduce environmental pollution. End of Quote Speechmark

Travel Plan Officer, Powys County Council

Start of Quote SpeechmarkThe University of Aberdeen used Cycle Solutions to provide bicycles to our staff via the bike to work scheme and have been very happy with the service received. The website was convenient for our staff to use, delivery was quick and reliable, and administration was minimal. Resources for promoting the scheme were tailored to our needs and easy for staff to understand. We’d strongly recommend the service provided by Cycle Solutions End of Quote Speechmark

Transport & Waste Manager, University of Aberdeen

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