Cardiovascular system: Numerous positive effects: How riding an e-bike trains the heart and makes you fit

When Anja Petersen (name changed) explored the area in the north of Hamburg by bike earlier at the weekend, husband Andreas usually stayed at home.

Cardiovascular system: Numerous positive effects: How riding an e-bike trains the heart and makes you fit

When Anja Petersen (name changed) explored the area in the north of Hamburg by bike earlier at the weekend, husband Andreas usually stayed at home. Most recently, the 65-year-old came along less and less, also because his health was not good: five bypasses due to constricted coronary arteries, blood pressure too high, and a painful hip. "For Andreas, cycling was usually too strenuous. We didn't get around enough cycling for his taste," says the teacher. Last summer, her husband tested a friend's e-bike - and a little later bought one himself. Since then, the couple has often cycled through the area together. Leisure time for two is fun again, and Andreas' heart is better too.

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