May is National Bike Month! Established by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956, National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the many benefits of cycling and encourage more folks to give biking a try. What are some of the benefits of biking? It’s a non-weight-bearing aerobic activity. Biking burns more calories than walking, […]
WRITTEN BY: Jenny Lobb, MPH, RD, LD, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, OSU Extension, Franklin County
REVIEWED BY: Michelle Treber, MA, LD, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, OSU Extension, Pickaway County
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