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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

I went biking with my wife and son today... First
Updated 8/24/2015 10:04:52 PM

I went biking with my wife and son today... First time this summer. We only did a little over 3 miles on the bike path but it felt great. I need to keep that up....  Read more

It's hot, it humid and it's sunny. Taking the bike
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It's hot, it humid and it's sunny. Taking the bike for a hard ride, then veging the rest of the day....  Read more

Looking for a biking and/or walking buddy. Anyone
Updated 8/23/2015 2:01:19 AM

Looking for a biking and/or walking buddy. Anyone here live in the Woodbridge, NJ area?...  Read more

Pleasant surprise this morning. Going for bike rid
Updated 8/22/2015 8:58:51 AM

Pleasant surprise this morning. Going for bike ride. Thought just for the heck of it I'd try on my old BMX shorts. They actually fit - a bit tight to be sure - but not sausage tight. Haven't been in them in over 3 years. Feels good. Encouraging....  Read more

My recumbent bike arrived today. I made it 20 mi
Updated 8/20/2015 9:55:58 PM

My recumbent bike arrived today. I made it 20 minutes. My feet feel prickly, but that is better than the all out hurting that happens when I walk. I am hopeful that this will work....  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