7 Reasons to Bike to Work

Last week, we invited people to come Bike to Work and enjoy a scenic ride along Lake Shore Drive. I’m proud to support Chicago’s annual Bike to Work Day together with goodnessknows snack squares to help encourage Chicago residents to pedal towards a healthier lifestyle. . Here are seven reasons why you should consider taking the small step on your path to fitness by leaving your car at home and biking to work Reduce your carbon footprint: Save the environment. Car emissions contribute to pollution and global warming. Save the fumes output from your car and breathe cleaner when you bike to work. Save money. Parking, gas, insurance, city stickers and even maintenance can be hundreds of do

Beach Burn Workout

Try this workout at the beach for added resistance or try it at the park. It's always better to do sprint work on a softer surface than concrete or hard pavement.

Small Changes Big Results: Bike to Work

If you're looking to live healthier, you may find the need to make some changes to get there. What most people don't realize is that small changes make a big difference at the end of the day. One group of dieters focused on eating 25 grams of fiber per day and found similar weight results as those who followed a strict, food-measuring, calorie-counting diet. If you just walk 10 minutes after each meal, you'll rack up 30 minutes of daily exercise needed to help prevent heart disease. If you snack smarter, opting for a 200 calorie of less snack, you'll have more energy and less likely to overeat at your next meal. Other small changes you can make can save you money like biking to work instead

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