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Bike Safety Equipment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bike Safety Equipment.

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Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

Winter Workout Safety Tips

Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

Exercise Safety Tips for Beginners

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move. But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i...  Read more

Exercising with High Cholesterol

Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b...  Read more

Super excited got me a bike today already gone a b
Updated 6/29/2015 5:51:27 AM

Super excited got me a bike today already gone a bike ride or 2 and have drank over my 8 glasses of water... hope everyone had a wonderful weekend...  Read more

Just got back from a 30min bike ride. Avg 14 mph,
Updated 6/23/2015 9:27:49 AM

Just got back from a 30min bike ride. Avg 14 mph, no stops, sweating like a pig. Feels so good....  Read more

Managed a 13 mile bike ride and 40 minute walk yes
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Managed a 13 mile bike ride and 40 minute walk yesterday (walked to the beach in the evening to look at Jupiter and Venus - BTW - look at the moon at sunset, the two bright spots just below it are Jupiter (smaller) and Venus - petty cool alignment.)...  Read more

Safety/scared to workout outside?
Updated 6/8/2015 10:14:30 PM

I've always lived in an isolated part of a small village and I've always been told to never go out running alone because of predators, etc. I finally moved away from such influences in a tiny apartment in the city. Last week, I got brave and went out...  Read more

giving my bike a tune-up today so I can start comm
Updated 6/2/2015 9:33:46 AM

giving my bike a tune-up today so I can start commuting to work again. It doesn't seem to matter how safe I try to be, I have gotten hit once each year. A bit nervous to start again. Some drivers are so aggressive!...  Read more

Making outdoor walks easier as it grows dark...

I bought several of those little belt-attachment or keychain-attachment battery-powered bike lights (the ones that bikers use to ride at night; they're sold in bike shops and outdoor equipment stores), and I keep one in each of my carrybags, so that...  Read more

Why i am excited about SparkPeople

Finding so many resources I can access from home; learning to set small achievable goals and measurable goals, support from great teams ; exercises that start you out as slowly as you need to start with super encouragement from the SP coaches; wonder...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe around Home Exercise Equipment

When I heard the story about Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter dying in a freak treadmill accident, I assumed this kind of thing was pretty rare. I was surprised to learn that thousands of young children are treated in hospitals for treadmill-rela...  Read more

Consumer Reports Names Top 6 Workout Machines

Despite New Year's resolutions to get fit, sales of gym memberships are taking a downturn. That doesn't necessarily mean that people aren't exercising. In fact, home workout equipment sales are up, according to Consumer Reports. Their February 2009 i...  Read more