For the last three years, the number of bicyclists in the U.S. has increased. More adults are picking up cycling as a means of transportation, exercise and entertainment. That's great news! More bicycles mean less pollution and healthier people. But how does the U.S. compare globally when it comes to cycling? Below is a quick look at three other countries and what cycling looks like in their cultures:
The U.S. may not have the most bicycles per capita, or the strongest biking culture. But bicycles and cycling are gaining popularity year over year. More cities are adding bike lanes to their infrastructure. You can do your part to make the U.S. more bike-friendly by getting out there on your bike! Check out some of our options if you need a new bike to get started.
Many sports drinks on the market these days tout the restorative power of electrolytes, but what exactly are electrolytes anyway and why are they so important?
Electrolytes are minerals found in our body that carry an electric charge. The most common electrolytes in our diets are sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium, and they keep our body's PH in check. Electrolytes are also responsible for regulating our hydration levels, which is why sports drinks are constantly harping on their power to "replenish" and "rehydrate."