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Organized by the League of American Bicyclists and various partner organizations, we are celebrating National Bike Month in May!
The top 5 benefits of cycling
From Harvard Medical School
Going for a ride is good for your heart and muscles, and it may improve how you walk, balance, and climb stairs.
They say you never forget how to ride a bike, so maybe it's time to climb aboard a two- or three-wheeler and enjoy the health benefits of cycling. "It's socially oriented, it's fun, and it gets you outside and exercising," says Dr. Clare Safran-Norton, a physical therapist at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital.
→ Continue reading at harvard.edu
What a Bike Ride Can Teach You
By Shimon Schocken, TED
Computer science professor Shimon Schocken is also an avid mountain biker. To share the life lessons he learned while riding, he began an outdoor program with Israel's juvenile inmates and was touched by both their intense difficulties and profound successes. Photographs by Raphael Rabinovitz.
→ Read or watch at ted.com