Kidney Stones and Cycling

Frugal Average Bicyclist

For years I would have a kidney stone every other year. Seemed to be guaranteed that it would happen. But now since I started cycling regularly, I haven’t had one in 5 years. I’m not sure why that is. Could be some coincidence? A search will show many cyclists do have kidney stones, and I’ve chatted with a few of them. I’ve read that getting regular exercise may help keep kidney stones away. But doctors sure can’t tell you just what to do to keep them away.

Is cycling good for kidney stones?

If regular exercise is good for kidney stones, then maybe. Maybe when down getting aero your knees kinda work the kidneys to loosen any potential stones. Maybe the bumps of the road will loosen potential stones. I really don’t know. But maybe it’s working for me.

Can cycling cause kidney stones?

I don’t think it can cause…

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