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|Add this to your New Year's list, Active Transportation Choices for a Healthier you! |
|Published on January 14, 2013||Email To Friend Print Version
Need an easy way to help you or your employees stick to the New Year’s resolution when it comes to getting more exercise? Encourage them to make transportation choices - Think multi-modal transportation, take your bike to work with you!
Bicycling, walking or riding the bus or train can help commuters get closer to the 30 minutes of physical activity recommended for heart health, plus it’ll reduce stress.
Here’s a great example. A year after a light rail system in Charlotte, N.C., began operating, commuters who took the train to work regularly were more than 6 pounds lighter than those who drove, researchers found.
Read more about the study here.
In the "Cool Products" section
High Visibility Reflectors
Lightweights Power Reflectors are powerful, high visibility reflectors made from 3M Scotchlite™ that can be applied to just about anything. The reflective properties of this product are amazing and they can be seen from very long distances. Stick them on clothing, bikes, helmets or backpacks to greatly increase being seen at night. See more cool products at:
Lifeproof I-Phone Case
Forget about buying another bicycle computer, if you have an iPhone, Galaxy SIII or iPod. With a LIFEPROOF™ waterproof case along with their bike mount system your cell phone can now be a bundled solution for your bicycle, monitoring your ride while helping you keep tabs on everything else.