Bike Month: Ride for Your Health

Okay, the average cyclist loses 15 lbs in his first year of cycling. That doesn’t mean he will lose 15lb every year. The secret to losing weight is to combine reduced calorie intake with increased calorie expenditure.

During the summer I’m pretty good at expending calories. But I’m even better at taking ‘3m in.–Corrie

Bicycling can help solve two of our nations leading crises: skyrocketing healthcare costs, which are damaging every sector of our economy, and the obesity epidemic, which in 2000 caused 400,000 deaths, 16.6 percent of all deaths recorded, due to physical inactivity and poor diet

via League of American Bicyclists Ride for Your Health.

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