How to Buy a Bike

What if I get a flat? Just pop off your wheel, then lever your tire from the wheel, figure out what caused the flat, remove any debris from the tire, put a new tube inside the wheel, pop the tire back on and inflate it. It’s as easy as that, which is to say … not very easy at all! Unless you’ve practiced. For years, the best way to learn how to fix bike, aside from working in a…

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Austin City Council approves temporary bike lanes on Congress Avenue

AUSTIN, Texas — On June 11, the Austin City Council approved an item to create temporary protected bike lanes on Congress Avenue to improve cyclist safety on the Congress Avenue Bridge and in Downtown Austin while maintaining social distance. The initiative directs City Manager Spencer Cronk to work with downtown businesses and stakeholders to establish the temporary protected bike lanes on both sides of Congress Avenue north of Riverside Drive. Cronk is also directed to provide recommendations to the…

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What You Need to Know to Start a Mountain Bike

Mountain biking is a sport which has come incredibly popular with people of all ages and all walks of life. It is a fun past-time that can bring families together and represents a great way to meet new people and friends sharing a similar passion. It can also be a great form of exercise, help to relieve stress and at the same time offer up some fantastic changes of scenery away from the hustle and bustle of cities and…

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How ‘attention residue’ affects the way we work

Much of our working day is spent trying to multitask. You’ve got dozens of emails to answer, meetings to prepare for and a project to finish, as well as an employee and an intern to manage. To try and get things done, you switch from task to task — but end up doing a botched job on your work, while scribbling some rushed notes for your presentation. Many of us pride ourselves on our ability to juggle several things…

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Dr William Wan, 73, tests his physical limits for a good cause, Lifest…

SINGAPORE – On the afternoon of his 73rd birthday, Dr William Wan dropped to the floor to do 100 push-ups to raise funds for 70×7, an initiative by Prison Fellowship Singapore to help inmates and ex-offenders successfully reintegrate into society. The 30-minute live challenge was hosted by veteran radio presenter Brian Richmond and the June 7 Facebook post garnered 246 shares and more than 8,500 views. The fundraising challenge was a spin-off from a video that Dr Wan posted…

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Socially distanced butterfly – Winnipeg Free Press

As president and trustee of the Asper Foundation, Gail Asper is used to having a full schedule. She has been working remotely since mid-March, when the coronavirus pandemic hit Winnipeg. “We’re having a ton of Zoom meetings and are busier than ever,” she says. “We’re running a foundation, so we’re doing our usual things of assessing our programs and assessing requests; really nothing at all has changed that regard.” But there has been one significant change: with everything cancelled…

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Try these ideas to help patients drop those quarantine pounds

Patients with chronic disease are experiencing more stress, disrupted routines, and less access to indoor exercise spaces due to stay-at-home orders across the country. Even as the nation slowly reopens, many patients with prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, or other chronic conditions might be hesitant to get back to their normal routines. Nutrition and fitness should not fall to the wayside, but how can physicians help their patients remain active and eat healthy during these trying times? As a…

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“This has been hell”: Queen’s Brian May gives health update following …

11 June 2020, 13:43 | Updated: 11 June 2020, 13:50 The Queen guitarist has filmed himself on his exercise bike to mark his progress since he suffered from the medical Brian May has taken to social media to give his fans another health update after suffering from a heart attack. The legendary Queen guitarist shocked his legions of fans when he decided to tell the “truth about what happened” after ripping a muscle in his Gluteus Maximus. Since revealing…

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How have fitness habits changed during the pandemic?

38% aren’t spending anything on fitness during the pandemic. CHICAGO, IL, UNITED STATES, June 10, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Since the coronavirus pandemic struck the United States, the lives and habits of fitness consumers have been turned upside down. The $94 billion fitness industry (CNN) has pivoted to digital-only content, and fitness enthusiasts are struggling to replace their beloved boutique classes and access to gym equipment. In an addendum to their annual State of Fitness report, wellness media company aSweatLife…

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How One School Is Delivering Trauma-Informed Care From Afar

MORRISVILLE, Pa. / Zoom — Every morning at Valley Day School starts off the same way. After the kids have arrived at school, passed through the metal detectors with their see-through bags and backpacks in tow, and received their morning greetings from up to a dozen staff members, they head into homeroom and begin what’s known as a “community meeting.” During a community meeting, the kids go around and, with their teachers’ coaxing, answer several questions: How are you…

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