Useful Tips For Cycling With Diabetes

At present, more than 30 million Americans are living with diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Regular physical activity is a crucial part of a diabetes management plan. Not only does it decrease body weight and improve cardiac health, but it helps to protect against insulin resistance as well.

How can poor living conditions hamper your cycling abilities?

There is a vital link between the conditions in which you live and your health and wellbeing, yet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that indoor air quality in many American homes is between two to five times worse than it is outside. Poor air quality is linked to a host of health conditions […]

Hydration while cycling: does it matter what you drink?

Staying hydrated is important for overall good health lubricating joints, removing waste, delivering nutrients, and regulating temperatures. Without adequate liquids, you may become dehydrated and your body cannot operate properly. Good hydration is crucial, too when you’re cycling because it affects your performance on the saddle. Above all, it is vital to know how different […]

Couples should ride a tandem bike – here’s why

Couples that exercise together are not only healthier, but they’re also happier and get along better than those who don’t. Studies have shown that those who exercise together report higher satisfaction in their relationships, and married people who workout together have more positive marital events than negative ones. If you’re looking for a way to […]

The Greener Way To Maintain Your Bike

Studies estimate that switching to a bike from a car can reduce your carbon output by more than 10 times cumulatively. Cycling is leading the way in terms of green transportation. Strategies like improving more sustainable ways of production, upcycling or repurposing bikes, and using more environmentally friendly cleaning products are all gaining traction as […]

Can’t go outside? Here’s how you can stay in cycling shape if riding isn’t an option

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a cycling boom, and bicycle shops all over the world, including those in the United Kingdom, United States, and several parts of Asia such as the Philippines, are seeing a significant increase in bike sales since late May.

Helping Children With Autism Develop Cycling Skills

Autism affects 1 in 160 children worldwide which can limit the capability of children to do different activities. Cycling is one of those activities that kids with autism may have difficulties in learning. The good news is being taught to ride a bike can help alleviate the symptoms of autism and there are certain skills […]

5 Cross-Training Sports to Make You a Better Cyclist

Cycling is rising in popularity among all age demographics, and it is even hailed as the ‘new golf’ as more people and professionals are exchanging their clubs for the two-wheeler. Bicycle riding is a fun way to stay outdoors and exercise offering many health benefits. It builds muscles, improves cardiovascular fitness, strengthens bones, and decreases […]

Cycling to Recycling: Spray-Painting an Old Bike

The world is undergoing a paradigm shift with the COVID-19 crisis, and if sustainability was already making a major impact on the consumer market prior to the pandemic, it will undoubtedly hold even greater importance in the future. Across the globe, experts in sustainability are lamenting the ‘throwaway culture’ that is leading not only to […]