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6 Ways to Go Car-Free if You Don’t Live in a Big City

There are many reasons to consider going carfree for World Carfree Day, annually celebrated on September 22. Diminishing your contribution to pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, saving money and e…


4 Essential Exercises for People with Bad Knees

A lot of people avoid any specific exercise regimen because they have "bad knees." What this means is weak, unstable knees — the kind that would benefit from the right type of exercise. What they turn…


6 Low-Impact Exercises That Are Easy On the Joints

While our bodies are tough, they need to be treated with care at the same time. Running and plyometrics are great ways to build endurance and burn calories, but it’s also important to give the body a …


5 Simple Life Tweaks to Help the Planet

We may not be able to singlehandedly thwart climate change, but there are many easy changes you can make in your daily life to lessen your negative impact on the planet, and even improve your own life…


How Cool is This Air-Powered Bike?

Cory Little and Josh Powell designed the prototype for a bike powered by air. I've always been an advocate for cycling instead of driving, and one of the big obstacles for people making the swi…


Yoga Pants Aren’t The Problem — Policing Women’s Bodies Is.

Lately, clothing items like leggings and yoga pants have been labeled as the bad guy. Their tight nature clings to body parts and makes the opposite sex think dirty thoughts. Instead of telling the pe…


The Simple Secret to Biking in a Skirt

Ever throw on a skirt and wish you could bike in it? After all, skirts are way, way comfier and less confining than pants. But with the breezes caressing your face and hair, odds are your skirt will c…


America’s Best & Worst Bike-Friendly Cities

Bike to Work Day is May 16th this year, which may be easier for some of you than others. We dug around to uncover the the countries best and worst cities for bikers. How did yours fare? Bicycling.c…


Sit No More! 5 Ways to Become More Active

You should exercise more. The American Heart Association's recommendation for healthy adults is approximately 30 minutes of moderate exercise a day, 5 times a week. But let's think about what the …


After 100 Years, Scandal Is Nothing New At The Tour de France

The 100th annual Tour de France just ended last week. Did you watch it? Every year, this famous bike race winds its way through nearly every corner of France, bringing crowds of cheering fans to parts…


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