Your guide to Portland’s 2019 cyclocross season

Mud or not, the fun remains. (Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) It feels strange to write this during a heat wave, but cyclocross season is here. And if you’re new to Portland’s bike scene, let us be the first to tell you this is a very big deal. Cyclocross runs deep in Portland. From the establishment of our first race series in 1985 and the rise of the Cyclocross Crusade that was marked by a feature in the New York Times…

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Aerobic exercise may help boost memory, cognition in older adults

In a new study, published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, a group of researchers from the University of Iowa found just one session of aerobic exercise could have considerable cognitive benefits among older adults. “Previous studies report memory and functional connectivity of memory systems improve acutely after a single aerobic exercise session or with training, suggesting the acute effects of aerobic exercise may reflect initial changes that adapt over time,” the study reads. “In…

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Inside the morning routines of 6 business leaders

From Elon Musk skipping breakfast and Arianna Huffington waking with no alarms to Sir Richard Branson only needing a few hours of sleep every night, here are the morning routines of some of the most successful business leaders in the world. Oprah Winfrey The iconic talk show host and philanthropist was named one of the top 10 most powerful women of 2018 by Forbes. But how does she do it? “Every day that I can wake up surrounded by…

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Office Exercise Bike Market Production, Types, CAGR, Applications, Cap…

The global Office Exercise Bike market was valued at $XX million in 2019, and our analysts predict the global market size will reach $XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2019 and 2025. Office Exercise Bike Market research Report is a valuable supply of perceptive information for business strategists. This Office Exercise Bike Market study provides comprehensive data which enhances the understanding, scope and application of this report. Additionally, the report gives…

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Josh Freed: An e-volution is upon us with e-bikes in Montreal

We hear a lot about the future of transport, from self-driving cars to people-carrying drones to sci-fi “vacuum tube trains” that will travel to Europe under the sea. But the fastest transformation in transport might have two wheels, pedals and a handlebar — along with a tiny motor. Welcome to the e-bike revolution, now arriving at a street near you. Electric bikes are the rage everywhere from Europe and California to China. In Amsterdam, the world’s biking Shangri-La, more…

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New study suggests exercise is good for the aging brain

Exercise seems to endow a wealth of benefits, from the release of happiness-inducing hormones to higher physical fitness. New research shows it may provide a boost to the mind too. University of Iowa researchers have found that a single bout of exercise improves cognitive functions and working memory in some older people. In experiments that included physical activity, brain scans, and working memory tests, the researchers also found that participants experienced the same cognitive benefits and improved memory from a…

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Move In 2019: Up to speed with alternative transportation | SOURCE

Collaborative mission Through his dedication to the mission of encouraging alternative transportation and a collaborative mission with divisions, departments and individuals on campus and the city of Fort Collins, Fodge has led the transformation of CSU from what he calls a “car commuter campus” to one that can be accessed by all means of transportation. “Our university partners have made this university more successful by removing barriers to accessing our campuses,” said Fodge, who cites the addition of Around…

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Cyclist Deaths in New York City: Accidents or Crimes?

When Umar Mirza Baig barreled through a red light at a terrifying speed and T-boned an S.U.V., sending it flying across the street into José Alzorriz, a cyclist, the moment was caught on dashboard cameras in Brooklyn. Mr. Alzorriz, 52, a bike-safety enthusiast from Spain, had just rolled up to the traffic light on the opposite side of the road when the S.U.V. careened into him, killing him instantly. Mr. Baig, 18, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with…

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How Exercise Helps Depression Symptoms

It’s well known that exercise helps boost your mood—some studies have actually suggested that long-term exercise is just as good at treating depression as medication and other accepted behavioral therapies. Other research shows that one bout of exercise can elevate mood for minutes to hours. And while it’s clear that folks with depression benefit from exercise, it’s never been completely clear why or how. But a small new study in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise…

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I-Team: Ethics complaint filed against CCSD superintendent over expens…

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Questions are being raised about the Clark County School District superintendent’s expenses and whether taxpayers are footing the bill for an exercise bike. It’s not just any exercise bike, it’s a Peleton which costs around $2,000. And with the school district facing financial troubles like a $17 million budget shortfall, Superintendent Jesus Jara is facing criticism. Steve Sanson of the Veterans in Politics group filed an ethics complaint on Friday evening. The complaint says that…

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