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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.
Minnesota Bike Rides - Catching a Memory
With so many rivers to follow, resort communities to visit, here are several Minnesota bicycle rides for warmth weather riding. On June 15th, the Gammel Dag Day Ride; July, the 9th through the 14th the Minnesota River Ride; Then the scenic Bluff Country, August 8th - 11th; Finishing the summer season over Labor Day Weekend, August 31 -September 2, with the Mississippi River Ride II, giving you a chance to explore the vistas and river towns between Hastings and La Crescent, Minnesota. Space is filling fast, sign up today!
See all the Cool Gadgets and Gear in the "Cool Products" section of our Home Page tool bar, like the eFlow Nitro eBike by Currie Tech.