Explore the health and wellbeing issues concerning cycling and cosmetics.
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Learn about Cycling and Cosmetics Remember when you’re a kid and you would jump on your bicycle at a moments noticed cruising around all day with your friends. Do you also remember being happy, healthy and full of energy. All that can be yours again hoop on your bike. It’s a fantastic way to keep your cardiovascular system in shape reducing your risk of heart attacks substantially. And it’s a great leg and buttock turner. It doesn’t have the impact on ankles and knees those other forms of fitness like jogging have either. Time poor and pressured at work? Make cycling part of your day by keeping it practical. You need to get from a to b so save on petrol, parking and bus fares by riding to work and that endorphin heat at the end of the day will have you winding down from work related stress in no time. If you’re a little on the way to your side you’ll stop to see results. Cycling is a great calorie burner. A light cycle going in about 10 to 12 miles per hour will count between 400 and 500 calories per hour. If you really need to get somewhere and you pump it up to 12 to 14 miles per hour, you can shave off between 500 and 700 calories. If you want to go for gold and amp it up to Olympic proportions you’ll be burning over 1000 calories per hour. Maybe we could out to that. Cycling can be great for your social life too. They could be a bicycle ride association in your town mate up with like minded people, swap cycling stories, enjoy a group ride. Push those pedals knowing you’re doing a great thing for the environment. Some studies suggest there will be upwards of two billion cars on the road a few decades from now. With increased pollution, the incidents of asthma, heart disease and stroke will be on the rise. And with all of those cars in peak hour, imagine the grid lock. Road rage is bound to become more frequent. Who needs the stress? Seatback comfortably on your bike and cruise a green bike trail to work. All you need is a good quality racer or mountain bike, a descent helmet and the place to put your water. If you live in the city maybe a die bolt to lock up your bike too. Cycling is a cheap and practical way to maintain your health and fitness. It sure beats waiting for the bus. Beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder because it sure isn't in a jar of face cream purchased from the mall. In fact, some cosmetics out there are down right ugly when you lift the lid on them. The cosmetics industry is not as tightly regulated as the food industry while most manufactures out there care for the consumers. There are few that don’t mind putting a harsh chemical or two into the blend for added softeners or scent. Cold, hard derivatives have arrived especially in hair dyes. These chemicals are link with bloody cancer according to the USC School of Medicine. Also, look out for AHA and BHA on face cream and sunscreen labels. These acids increase the skin’s vulnerability to UV rays are being the risk of skin cancer. It’s ironic that they’re found in sunscreens, isn’t it? You can still have fun that the cosmetic’s counter just to be informed. Cycling is still the major motive transport in a lot of countries make it a growing trend in yours.

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