Pregnant Exercises For Two – You And Baby

Mar 16 2015 0 Comments March 2015

Creating a new life is exciting and an enormous responsibility for all Moms-to-be.  In an ideal world, Moms-to-be should follow a good fitness and health routine for at least twelve months before they intend being pregnant, however, life often gets in the way of the best laid plans.  Whether you are an exercise bunny or you haven’t done any exercise in a while, regular pregnant exercises will benefit both you and baby. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists says, “A woman’s overall health, including obstetric and medical risks, should be evaluated before prescribing an exercise programme.  Generally, the participation in...

Bicycles Can Alleviate Poverty In Developing Countries

Mar 02 2015 0 Comments March 2015

People living in developing countries often have no access to public transport. Frequently there just isn’t a public transport system, especially in remote, rural areas, or they cannot afford it. This means many hours spent walking to and from school, leaving little time to study in daylight.  In some areas, sick people can spend days walking to a clinic.   The local health workers also waste valuable time walking to villages in their area. People spend hours walking to work, fetching wood and carrying water.  A bike can save a life by quickly summoning help. Having the freedom of mobility changes...

The Historical Timeline of Bicycles and Cycling

Feb 17 2015 0 Comments February 2015

It is strange to think that the bicycle appeared in our lives only 200 years ago. It is even stranger when we look at one of the reasons behind this invention.In 1817 Baron Karl von Drais produced his Laufmaschine (running machine), also called the Draisienne or the mechanical horse. Oddly enough, this invention was in response to a need to find a replacement for the horse. On 10th April 1815 Mount Tambora, in Indonesia, erupted and, over the next two years, there was a slight lowering of global temperatures, causing crops to fail worldwide and, animals, such as the horse...

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