Bicycle Fitness

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"I'm trying to get myself into shape by riding a bike. How should I start?"

Bicycle Fitness

Bikes are a great way to get healthy. If you've been inactive for a long period of time, take it easy at the beginning to be safe. Keep your rides short (less than an hour) and often (4-5 times a week) to let your body adjust to your riding position. To avoid injuries, never ride as hard as you can while just starting up. After a week or two of riding, check in a local bike shop, and ask if there is a local group ride you could join.

   

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11/5/2007 12:06:07 PM
jonh redcorn said:

i don't believe in skinning jpeople. fat people can bike to you bastard




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