For active seniors and retirees, international bike tours offer an exciting way to explore new destinations while staying fit and healthy. Retirement is a great time to indulge your wanderlust and embark on thrilling adventures. However, preparing for an international bike tour requires careful planning to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. Choose the Right…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
We all know cycling is a great way to keep your heart strong. But consistent cardio exercise like bike riding is only a part of what it takes to maintain heart health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one person dies from cardiovascular disease every 34 seconds in the U.S. Lifestyle factors —…Read More
Migraines can definitely put a damper on any bike adventure or cut short a big ride. For those of us who experience frequent and debilitating migraines, a routine bike ride can sometimes feel like big risk.
If you’re curious as to why we get migraines and how we might better predict or prevent them, keep reading.