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The Exercise Conundrum

Exercise is making headlines every day. And, living in Boulder, I witness and participate in a spectrum of strength and cardiovascular exercise. Some people exercise for hours and hours each week, or even hours and hours each day. Some of those folks like to compete, while others are happy to be outside just enjoying the day. So, what is the BEST way to exercise? What kind of exercise is BEST? How much exercise is BEST?

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Bicycles and Brains

Bicycles and Brains

Personally, I can go on and on about the benefits of cycling, and so can my family. “Mom is so much happier after a ride to Jamestown; it’s a great time to hit her up for cash.”

If you Google benefits of cycling, they are plentiful.For example, go abike and brainhead, stop at Spruce Confections on the way home – you just burned 488 calories in an hour. And, while you are burning those calories and getting stronger, you can listen to the lovely rush of water from the Left Hand Canyon creek, see amazing cliffs as you reach Buckingham Park and smell the pines. Every sense is so alive that your quads hardly notice…. Okay, I got carried away.

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