What are the Benefits of Indoor Cycling?

According to the U.S. Department of Health ".....regular physical activity substantially reduces the risk of coronary disease, stroke, colon cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure.....and helps to control weight, contributes to healthy bones, muscles and joints... reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression..." Need we go on? Cycling is also "low-impact" without the joint stress that you get from "ground-pounding" sports and activities. All good reasons to strap-in/clip-on and RYDE!

 

 

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My Kona Journey

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by Jocie Weeden

So, where to start?

August 2014

The Inaugural Boulder Full Ironman Competition

After finishing in eleven hours and two minutes, I found myself in a medical tent uncertain through which city I had just swam, biked and ran. Once two liters of saline solution were pumped into my body, my husband declared that I had qualified for Kona. As I lay in the medical tent I said, “Look at me right now…does that really sound like a good idea?”

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Fast forward to the next day when we attended the award ceremony in Boulder. After the award ceremony, they hold the “Kona Rolldown.” You must decide on the spot whether you want to accept your qualification for the Ironman World Championship in Kona. If you say “No,” your place is offered to the next person in your age group. If you say “Yes,” you are directed to a line with a cash register (So be sure to bring a credit card.). Even though we really had NO room in our October schedule we decided to sign up for Kona.

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PEAC Saline Summer Program

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This summer, PEAC Saline Summer Program worked with nearly 40 students from the local Saline area. These students face the challenge of a disability, ranging from physical disabilities like Cerebral Palsy to more emotional disabilities like Autism. PEAC believes that Everyone Can Ride, and works with students to accomplish their own individual goals.

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Nutritional genomics: the next frontier

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We’ve talked recently about functional foods. Functional foods are foods that provide a health benefit beyond basic nutrition. They can be natural foods, like blueberries, or processed foods like fortified orange juice or infant formula.

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Exercise Sick?

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Ah, the heralds of fall in southeast Michigan: changing leaves, Michigan football and aaaaachoo! At a time of year when many noses runneth over, if you’re lucky enough to miss the scattershot of germs saturating our indoor air this winter, you are in the minority.

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Corn Mazes, apple orchards, football

IndoorSeason imageThere’s a chill in the air perfect for touch football, the leaves are beginning to turn, and the weather is getting colder. The indoor season is upon us! It’s time to put away summery things like white pants, bathing suits and outdoor bikes. This winter, here are a few reasons to let that trainer gather dust and Ryde with us:

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DEAR DIARY, HERE'S HOW I MET MY FITNESS GOALS TODAY

myfitnesspal logoWhatever your fitness goal, eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly are the most powerful tools in your arsenal. As Ryders know, RydeOn gives you a fantastic cardiovascular, strength building, calorie slaying workout. Though without changing your diet, you may not achieve the results you desire.

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RydeOn! Classes Make the Grade The Five Components of Fitness

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For the first time in 47 years, the President’s test for physical fitness will not be a requirement for the 2013-2014 school year. Since 1966, the federal government has measured students’ physical abilities through a comprehensive physical fitness test.

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