Posts tagged "Health Benefits of Bicycling"

Fall Fitness: Taking It Back Inside

Fall Fitness: Taking It Back Inside
Yesterday may very well have been the last sunny day over 60 degrees until April.  That’s a depressing thought… I must admit, I am somewhat of a fair weather cyclist.  I won’t offer any excuse other than laziness and let’s just leave it at that. Unfortunately, my pursuit of fitness doesn’t end when my beloved... Read more »

Getting Fit By Ignoring The Numbers

Getting Fit By Ignoring The Numbers
I hate metrics. I’m not talking about the metric system, that ill-fated national experiment from the 70’s that brought us two-liter soda bottles, new wrench sizes, and not much else.  I’m referring to numbers – recorded measurements of progress that are the source of endless analysis and constant comparison. Most fitness plans are metrics-driven.  Weight... Read more »

Adventure-cising

Adventure-cising
It’s no secret that I look for any excuse to ride my bike. Combining transportation with exercise and recreation is a win-win-win in my book.  Mix in a new destination and the experience is elevated to what I like to call “adventure-cising”. Bicycling somewhere entirely new gets my heart beating faster.  I clip into the... Read more »
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In Defense of Bicycling...

This is a blog that I shouldn’t have to write; defending the health benefits of bicycling against a DOCTOR that is warning against it. Seriously.  A craniofacial surgeon posted a blog on Huffington Post dissuading individuals over 50 from riding bicycles.  If you don’t want to click on the link, allow me to summarize;  he... Read more »