Cycling Under the Sun: Unmasking the Hidden Dangers

By bragger1 | Sep 29, 2023

Cycling is one of the most exhilarating outdoor activities that can expose you to the many benefits of the sun’s rays. We all need some sun exposure to produce vitamin D and keep our immune systems strong. Vitamin D from the sun also helps keep our bones healthy and strong. However, prolonged and unprotected exposure to…

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Winter Cycling in Mexico

By bragger1 | Aug 28, 2023

Choosing a winter cycling vacation on the warm, sunny, and SAFE Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico can be a unique and enticing option.

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Cycling is the Perfect Activity for an Active Retirement

By bragger1 | Aug 14, 2023

Use your Bike to Stay Fit, Socialize, and Explore in Retirement Retirement marks a new chapter in life, offering the freedom and opportunity to engage in activities that may have been put on hold during the busy working years. One such activity that has gained immense popularity among active retirees is cycling. Beyond being a…

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Valladolid, Mexico: Best Places to Visit with a Bike

By bragger1 | Jul 6, 2023

Bike riding through Valladolid’s historic downtown streets provides the best perspective of Valladolid’s most famous landmarks while you cover a lot of ground.

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Northside 101 – What is Cardiovascular Disease?

By bragger1 | Jun 30, 2023

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in this country. According to the CDC, one person dies every 34 seconds from cardiovascular disease. One in every five deaths in this country is due to cardiovascular disease. In addition, more than 20 million adults are living with cardiovascular disease in the…

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Between The Destinations

By bragger1 | May 16, 2023

Guest writer and long-time BRAGGER Dana Groebner shares early memories of BRAG in the 90’s.

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Northside Hospital Explains: Cancer-fighting foods

By bragger1 | Apr 29, 2023

The American Institute for Cancer Research recommends a diet rich in plant-based foods to help prevent cancer.  Fruits and vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals that can protect against cancer. Including these foods will help promote a balanced diet with a variety of food choices, while providing nutrients that help prevent and fight cancer.  Watch…

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Libations Guide: 2023 Big BRAG

By bragger1 | Apr 28, 2023

During the week of Big BRAG, about 1000 cyclists will embark on a nearly 400-mile journey across the state of Georgia, starting in Clayton on Sunday, June 4, and finishing in downtown Augusta on Saturday, June 10. The 2023 route takes riders through charming Georgia towns, down scenic backroads, and along picturesque lakes. Overnight stops…

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Cycling the South

By bragger1 | Apr 25, 2023

Cycling is a popular form of exercise and transportation in the U.S. South. With its mild climate and scenic views, the region offers a range of cycling opportunities for both recreational and serious riders. From rural roads to urban trails, there are many options for exploring the South on two wheels. Perfect Cycling Weather One…

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Northside Hospital Explains: What is cardiac arrest?

By bragger1 | Mar 25, 2023

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 350,000 cardiac arrests happen outside of hospitals each year—and about 7 in 10 of those happen at home. Cardiac arrest refers to any event when the heart stops beating and pumping blood to the rest of the body, though it can result from a heart attack. Cardiac…

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