Tuvizo — July 2014

28 CYCLING SAFETY TIPS

Jul 04 2014 0 Comments July 2014

BE SEEN 1. Rule number one is that you must be seen by other road users.  Wearing reflective gear is essential: even in daylight conditions visibility may not be 100 per cent, so wearing a reflective cycling vest is an excellent way to ensure you are seen by other people on the road. 2. Stick reflective strips onto your bike. 3. Wearing reflective ankle and wrist bands allows you to be seen by other road users at night or in conditions of low visibility.  Your ankles are constantly moving while you are pedalling, this tells other motorists that you are...

REFLECTIVE CLOTHING FOR RUNNERS

Jul 04 2014 0 Comments July 2014

    It is vital, for your safety, that you are highly visible when road running.  There is whole multimillion dollar industry out there ready to take care of all your safety requirements.  One of the joys of reflective gear is that you don’t have to worry about battery life. When you have bought the items which you have decided suit your running needs, remember that they must be kept clean to ensure that the reflective bands on the products do their job properly. REFLECTIVE RUNNING VEST You obviously want something that is light and won’t impair your performance but...

HOW TO GET FROM WALKING TO RUNNING IN 4 WEEKS

Jul 01 2014 0 Comments July 2014

You have become comfortable with brisk walking 4 or 5 times a week and now want to take it up a notch.  As much as you would like to start running straight away, it is wise to introduce it slowly, thus avoiding injury and disappointment.  During the following 4 weeks you will enjoy a combination of walking and running and finally, just running.  Try to walk/run every other day and on alternate days do yoga or Pilates, or go to the gym.WARM UP/COOL DOWNStart your walk/run slowly and gradually build it up to a power walk.  For your cool down,...

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