One of the simplest things we can do if we want to be more active people in our daily lives is to change our means of transport. If we usually use the car or public transport to go to work on a daily basis, doing it on foot (at least a part if not the complete route) or by bicycle can be a great change for us.
As cyclists, we can improve our performance by pedaling by complementing bicycle training with gym training by prioritizing the following exercises. Our goal with this training would be to improve our ability and endurance when pedaling so we are going to focus on leg exercises.
They say that riding a bike is not forgotten. Whether you have considered resuming this magnificent habit as if you just had a mountain bike and want to start making trips through the mountains, it is essential that you go equipped. In this buying guide we provide you with everything you need to go out on the mountain with safety and comfort.
The city of Madrid seeks to be increasingly friendly for pedestrians and for eco-friendly means of transport: that is the end that has been sought by approving today the new Sustainable Mobility Ordinance that, among other novelties, reduces speed to which can circulate vehicles in most streets at 30 kilometers per hour.
For some time now, more and more people choose to travel by bike through different cities: many are aware of the environment, others to add some physical activity to their day to day and others also to save a good pinch when it comes to mobility spending.
A major problem that affects the health of the nearby population and activities such as fishing is the contamination of the seas that we can now visualize in food, because according to a recent report by the OCU, molluscs, crustaceans and sea salt have plastic waste. 68% of contaminated marine food The OCU analyzed 102 marine products: salt, molluscs (mussels, clams and chirlas) and crustaceans (lobster, shrimp and prawns), finding in most of them plastic waste such as microfilms and microfibers.
A few days ago we were talking about the physical preparation necessary to make the road to Santiago walking: not only does it consist of tying our shoes and walking, but we must have the appropriate preparation to be able to cope with long hours of hiking through different terrain types and with great slopes.
Many people from all over the world share their photos and experiences on social networks every day, moving on two wheels (and without a motor, of course) in the city under the hashtag #AlTrabajoEnBici. And for a while now the bicycle has been growing in large cities as an alternative, economical, ecological and increasingly safe means of transport.
A couple of weeks ago we were able to travel to Morocco to live from within one of the toughest stage cycling events that an amateur cyclist can face: the Titan Desert. This test, which in 2018 has celebrated its thirteenth edition, travels through the Sahara desert in the area of Morocco through almost 700 kilometers in which both the legs and the head are tested.
Shared mobility is fashionable all over Europe. Carsharing and bikesharing services have been made with our cities, with the benefits they entail for pollution and improved traffic. In the case of shared bicycle services, it seems that the benefits go further, being able to improve our health, decrease the number of annual deaths and positively impact the economy.
Increasing our daily physical activity is one of the best ways we have to take care of our health, and moving around the city in alternative means of transportation, such as cycling, can be a very good option to adopt healthy habits in our day to day. But do you know how to cycle around the city?
Electric bicycles are increasingly fashionable in our cities, usually as an alternative means of transportation to cars, motorcycles or public transport: without going any further, bicycles belonging to the BiciMad service in Madrid have an engine that assists in pedaling cyclists.
A few days ago we explained how to regulate our indoor cycle bike to avoid injuries during class and to pedal correctly. A good adjustment not only serves for that, but it will also collaborate in maintaining a good posture on the bicycle, which is the issue at hand today.
If you are indoor cycle practitioners, one of the first indications that you should have received in class is that of the correct way to regulate the measurements of our bicycle. Properly adjusting the height and depth of the saddle and the handlebar is essential if we want to get the most out of our cycle class and also avoid the possible injuries we may suffer from not doing well.
Getting around the city every day is more difficult and complicated: people drive crashed, traffic lights, traffic jams, parking problems, pollution causes them to restrict access and parking to vehicles ... Therefore, cycling is becoming in recent years in an alternative to private transport.
Bicycles, gradually, continue to take the cities and stand as a healthy and less polluting alternative when it comes to moving around them. Today the service of electric bicycles BiciMad has announced the new extension of its service, with 460 new bikes, 42 new stations and leaving for the first time outside the M-30 (the ring that surrounds the capital).
Shared mobility continues to make its way in the big cities with the consequent improvement of traffic, the decrease of pollution and greater comfort to access all places by citizens. When we talk about shared mobility, the first thing you think about is probably in carsharing companies like Emov or Car2Go; From today we can enjoy in the capital a new shared bicycle service that arrives to offer us more options: it is oBike.
Improving mobility in large cities is everyone's business, and the more we bet, both institutions and citizens, for public transport or alternative means of transport, the more we will be improving the quality of life of cities. The bicycle has been the means of alternative transport that has grown the most in recent years: in fact, according to an Eco-Counter report, Spain was the country that grew the most in the use of the bicycle between 2014 and 2015 (8% ), and after experiencing that enormous growth it has remained stable during the last year.
Mouthwash with carbohydrates (rinse with a carbohydrate solution) is defined as a distribution of carbohydrate fluids around the mouth for five to ten seconds with the consequent expulsion spitting it out (I keep the drink for five to ten seconds and spit it out, I don't the drink).
Caffeine is one of the ergogenic aids with more scientific evidence that it works, both in improving muscle strength and endurance and in cognitive function, among others, being one of the most used aids in training. In turn, caffeine can reduce muscle pain during exercise, and there is even some study, as we saw here in Vitónica, which has shown that ingesting caffeine before strength training can reduce stiffness and accelerate subsequent recovery. .