Your mind makes it real…

Our minds are capable of some amazing things. Not only does it keep the body functioning day to day, it can achieve great feats of ingenuity and analytical thinking. As some of you regular readers may have worked out, I have a love/hate relationship with my brain. Today is a story of a time when it really let me down. Black & white At the … Continue reading Your mind makes it real…

Spending wisely – season tickets or bicycles?

The new year started out the way it so often does these days, with news that public transport costs are rising once again.

This January ticket prices increased by 3.6% –roughly 1% above inflation. These days even a short commute on the train across Cardiff is going to take a considerable bite out of your annual salary. Continue reading Spending wisely – season tickets or bicycles?

Something to read: Association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality –The BMJ

Regular readers will already be well aware that cycling and walking are great for your health, but if you want to influence minds, you often need evidence. The BMJ has published a study into active commuting and the impact it has on various causes of death, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Unsurprisingly, it found that it lowered said risk. Cycle commuting was associated with a … Continue reading Something to read: Association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality –The BMJ

Making the most of your time off the bike…

As much as we’d like to think we could, you can’t be on your bike all the time. Real life tends to get in the way, but sometimes the body just needs a rest. However, that time doesn’t necessarily need to be wasted. There’s a lot you can do with your downtime to make the time you have on the bike more enjoyable. Work on … Continue reading Making the most of your time off the bike…