Cycling can be one of the easiest ways to stay fit. Besides controlling your weight it can reduce depression stress and anxiety say experts. R.M. Anjana Managing Director at Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre and Deepali Badoni Physiotherapist at AktivHealth Clinic talk about the benefits of cycling: Cycling is an aerobic exercise which has several health benefits. It reduces the risk of heart diseases. The activity boosts production of chemicals like serotonin dopamine and phenylethylamine in the brain that makes you feel happy and keeps depression at bay. Static cycling is better for people suffering from knee or joint pain.