Chapter 15: David & Frosty's Excellent Adventure–Bicycling the Continental Divide

Read more on this subject: Travel
Feature Article by Frosty Wooldridge
Why is bicycling SO good for you?  Why does it make you happy? What kind of a 'high' do you feel while pedaling your bike?  

Heal your heart

Studies from Purdue University in the US have shown that regular cycling can cut your risk of heart disease by 50 percent. And according to the British Heart Foundation, around 10,000 fatal heart attacks could be avoided each year if people kept themselves ?tter.  Cycling just 20 miles a week reduces your risk of heart disease to less than half that of those who take no exercise.

Make creative breakthroughs

Writers, musicians, artists, top executives and all kinds of other professionals use exercise to solve mental blocks and make decisions — including Jeremy Paxman, Sir Alan Sugar and Spandau Ballet.

A study found that just 25 minutes of aerobic exercise boosts at least one measure of creative thinking. Credit goes to the ?ow of oxygen to your grey matter when it matters most, sparking your neurons
Read More or Make a Comment

Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.