Archive for August 13, 2018
Accessibility in the world, from the work place to the home to any other place that you might think of, is hugely important. After all, this is – or at least it should be – be a world in which all of us are able to thrive, as it is a world that we all MUST live in. Unfortunately, the world is not always as accommodating as it should be, without the presence of ems chair or handicap chairs for stairs. Sometimes, even ramps that are wheelchair accessible are not present at certain locations. On top of this, a building might only have stairs instead of an elevator, making someone who deals with mobility issues unable to access the higher floors – or even just the second floor. And as many housing locations such as apartments in the United States do not have this necessary elevator access as well as affordability (as the more expensive apartment buildings and units that are currently available all throughout the United States are likely to also be the ones that are more expensive than the
While cycling has always maintained a certain level of popularity, that level has grown in recent years as more people are seeing cycling as a fun way to exercise, spend time outdoors, and spend time with their families. According to one survey, in 2017 alone, over 66 million people in the United States reported they had gone cycling.
The health benefits of cycling are tremendous and well-documented. For example, cycling reduces the risk of mortality by 30% and the risk of cardiovascular disease by 40%. Biking each day can burn as much fat as spending 40 minutes in the gym each day.
Cycling is also beneficial to the environment. One study conducted in Wisconsin showed that if 20% of short car trips were replaced with cycling, the carbon dioxide emissions could be reduced by 57, 405 tons.
When getting into cycling, it is important to get a bike that will fit your specific size and needs. For example, will you be cycling mostly off-road or on-road? The type of terrain y