By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. Scientific studies firmly establish that a regular exercise program can help to prolong your life (J Aging Res, July 2012;2012:243958). Recent studies show that older adults who lift weights are up to 22 percent less likely to die from any cause, heart attacks or cancer than people who do not lift weights (Brit J of Sports Med, Nov 1, 2022;56(2)). … [Read more...] about Both Lifting Weights and Exercising Intensely Help to Prolong Lives
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QUESTION: As an aspiring randonneur, I've always counted ride time from start to finish and included time off the bike. What's the correct way to do it? -- Manny R. RBR Replies: Good question! For training diary purposes, I count only the time the wheels are actually turning. … [Read more...] about Should Stops Count in Riding Time?
It's often recommended that a helmet worn frequently should be replaced every 3 years or so. The reason is that the foam degrades due to sun, heat, salty sweat and other environmental factors, added to the usual knocks of regular cycling activity. These things make the foam unable to provide the full protection it's designed for in the event of a head impact. A helmet should … [Read more...] about When Should I Replace My Bicycle Helmet?
Reader Russ Wood, writes: This comes from personal experience. I'm usually pretty good at keeping my saddle bag/commute trunk tire repair kit up-to-date, but I had gone several thousand miles without a puncture. Unfortunately, when I opened up my repair items, I realized that the tube was a punctured one from my last flat, which I hadn't replaced. I tried to patch it with … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Keep Your Repair Kit Up-to-Date