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Bike Vs. Jogging

I am not unhealthy but I have inherited my mom's 'red face' thing. I get really hot and red in the face after only a bit of jogging so I can usually only jog 1.5miles which is fine because I am not over weight. But a few days back I injured my foot and I can't jog so today I got on the exercise bike and did 20kms (dunno the miles) compared to 2kms that I do in running.
Sure, I got puffed and I stretched after every 5kms but I wanna know if it will benefit me as much as jogging because jogging helps me to keep everything aa little thin but I dunno if the exercise bike just works the calves 'cuz it doesn't feel like it does anything for my thighs or anywhere else?
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Hi there!

Biking tends to work on the calf muscles and the thighs. This is fine if you are otherwise healthy and not overweight. However jogging is a more wholesome exercise, though you can substitute it with other activities like swimming, biking, aerobics, yoga etc, till your foot heals.
Hope this was useful.

Take care!
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