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Tag: Cycling and Mental Health

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    Use Cycling to Get Your Mental Health on Track

    Imagine feeling sharper, happier, and more energised simply by getting outside and enjoying the spring sunshine. Sounds too good to be true, right? Not necessarily. Did you know there is research suggesting that exercise can spur new brain cell growth in mature mice? 

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    Family Cycling Matters! And Here’s Why

    Family cycling is a fun and engaging activity that offers a multitude of benefits for both the individual and the family as a whole. From promoting physical health and mental well-being to strengthening relationships and encouraging sustainable behaviour, the advantages of cycling together as a…

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    How Cycling Affects Your Brain

    Lots of people cycle just for fun or as part of a new exercise regime to build muscle tone, assist in weight loss or improve cardiovascular health. But these are just a few of the physiological benefits of riding. Did you know it’s also great…

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    Is Eating Ultra-Processed Foods Ruining Your Mood?

    Who doesn’t like cookies, chips or breakfast cereal? Unfortunately, evidence that they are not very good for us is mounting. A new study connects eating these types of ultra-processed foods with more adverse mental health symptoms. Let’s take a closer look to see how much…

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    Dealing with the Challenges of Adjusting to Off-season Mode

    It’s that time of year again. As professional athletes, I think it’s crucial that we speak more about the challenges of adjusting to off-season mode. Downshifting after a packed racing season can be very challenging. Going from a full-day schedule where you work out your…

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    Love Cycling? Here’s Why You Should Try Yoga

    If you clock a lot of mileage in the saddle, you probably spend a decent chunk of time thinking about how to increase your endurance, speed, and power. Mobility, breathing, and strength, on the other hand? Well, they might not be quite so top of…