Cycling Health News

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11/21/2017
10/28/2017
9/18/2017
8/24/2017
Bicyclist Deaths Rise in U.S., Men Are Likely Victims

Fatal crashes jumped 12 percent in 2015, report says

7/21/2017
An 'Active' Workstation Won't Lower Your Job Performance

Study found using treadmills, bikes or ellipticals while on the job didn't impair thinking skills

7/7/2017
Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise

Researchers find older adults' respiratory systems keep up with demands of cycling regimen

7/4/2017
How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer

Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

7/4/2017
Health Tip: Bike Safely

And lower your chances of getting hurt

6/16/2017
High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels

Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

6/15/2017
Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike

Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

6/5/2017
6/2/2017
The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

5/15/2017
Bike Fanatics Shouldn't Worry About Effects on Sexual Health

Any transient discomfort or numbness won't harm their sexual or urinary function, study finds

5/10/2017
Too Many Parents Say No to Helmets for Kids on Wheels

Use of safety gear lags despite thousands of visits to U.S. hospitals each week, survey finds

4/20/2017
Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work

Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in 5-year study

4/20/2017
Benefits of Biking to Work

Biking to work could cut your risk of cancer and heart disease, study finds.

3/28/2017
Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

1/9/2017
Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

1/3/2017
Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

12/28/2016
Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

11/30/2016
Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life

Racquet sports, swimming and aerobics tied to lower risk of early death in study

11/23/2016
New Skin Patch Analyzes Your Sweat During Exercise

Used with a smartphone app, it's designed to offer information about your health, inventors say

11/11/2016
How to Exercise Safely in Smog

Research suggests a 'sweet spot' where activity's benefits best meet the effects of dirty air

10/31/2016
Pedal Your Way to Heart Health

Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

10/14/2016
Now Hear This: Wind Noise Can Pose Threat to Cyclists

Prolonged exposure may lead to permanent hearing loss, researcher says

9/26/2016
Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

8/13/2016
Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet

Wearing the right head gear will dramatically reduce your risk of serious injury or even death

8/12/2016
Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale

European study finds people who mostly use bikes to get around weigh less

7/28/2016
Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

7/25/2016
Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

7/12/2016
Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

6/17/2016
Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

5/17/2016
Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

4/27/2016
Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout

Study found 60 seconds of intense exercise as effective as 45 minutes of moderate exertion

4/13/2016
Health Tip: Wear a Bike Helment

First, figure out which to buy

3/17/2016
Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You Fit

Middle-aged folks who had an 'active' commute weighed less than their driving peers

3/11/2016
Exercise Doesn't Seem to Affect Breast Density

Physical activity's positive effect on breast cancer stems from another cause, researchers suggest

3/9/2016
For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water

Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

12/4/2015
Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

10/8/2015
9/25/2015
Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

9/1/2015
More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries

Riders over 45 a big part of jump in hospital admissions for more severe accidents, report finds

8/24/2015
Health Tip: Getting Fit on a Mountain Bike

Tips for enjoying the rugged terrain

8/13/2015
U.S. Bike Deaths Fall for Kids, But Rise for Adults

More men are switching to bicycles to commute, run errands, which may explain these trends

8/12/2015
Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men's Heart Failure Risk

But study also finds too much exercise raises the odds of heart trouble

7/31/2015
Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch

He traveled 20 miles to hospital with object in place, doctors say injury missed major blood vessels and airway

7/16/2015
More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

6/19/2015
Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals

Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems

5/19/2015
Nation's Capital Named 'Fittest City' in U.S.

Washington, D.C., followed by Minneapolis/St. Paul and San Diego as places that encourage exercise