Tag: cycling

For Strong Bones, Run, Don’t Bike
Fitness

For Strong Bones, Run, Don’t Bike

When it comes to strengthening bones, running has it over cycling, according to researchers at the Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in Milan. Science Daily reports that the scientists measured two vital bone constituents as well as hormones associated with energy regulation in two groups of athletes: endurance cyclists and marathon runners. Here’s […]

The Dilemma: To Bike Or To Run?
Fitness

The Dilemma: To Bike Or To Run?

Is it better to bike or run? Gretchen Reynolds asks that question in an Ask Well column in the New York Times, and she turns for an answer to Hirofumi Tanaka, a professor of kinesiology and director of the Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin. […]

Roy Wallack On New Fitness Bikes
Gear

Roy Wallack On New Fitness Bikes

Writing in the L.A. Times, the paper’s gear guy and co-author of Bike for Life, How to Ride to 100 Roy Wallack offers his opinions of four new “fitness” bikes: the Specialized Cross Trail ($580), the Felt Cafe (($499), the Electra Verse ($539), and the Trek 7.2 FX ($549).  And […]