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Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

Fall and Winter Training Plan for Cyclists Over 50

One of my least favorite weekends of the year is when clocks tumble backwards. The beginning of fall training for me is a sign I can no longer deny summer is over and winter is coming. As a 58-year-old cyclist, here’s how I change my training for the fall and what I recommend you should …

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What Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) does to your Body

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) usually strikes between ages 30-60, but younger and older people can get it. Read on… 1/18 What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Rheumatoid arthritis is an immune system condition, or “autoimmune disorder,” that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints. It may also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood, and nerves. Although …

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Best and Worst Workouts according to Science

1/16 Go for It: Pilates It’s a low-impact workout that focuses on your core — your hips, back, and abs. It uses your own body as resistance and taps into the mind-body connection. Pilates builds strength, makes you more flexible, and helps your joints move the way they should. 2/16 Use Caution: CrossFit This exercise …

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Cardio vs. Weights: How Strength and Aerobic Exercises help your Heart, Bones, Brain, and more

Which is better for you — running or pumping iron? Find out how much you know about the best exercise for your body. Cardio is the only exercise that may help prevent heart disease Cardiovascular exercise, also called cardio or aerobic exercise, raises your heart rate and makes you sweat — and that’s great for …

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