Linking the Risk of Falls & Cycling in Older Adults

People who keep cycling into their later years are at lower risk of the kinds of falls that plague older folk. A third of over-65s take a tumble each year, and about a quarter of those who break their hip this way die within a year. Injuries aside, the fear of a repeat fall can limit mobility. Chris… Read More

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Can Indoor Cycling Cause Kidney Damage Similar to a Car Crash?

High-intensity indoor cycling classes carry a “significant risk of kidney damage” – especially for first-time participants – according to a report in the American Journal of Medicine. The study claims that indoor cycling classes – which simulate climbing hills, cycling on flat roads and include sprint cycles – may result in rhabdomyolysis, a condition where severe muscle trauma causes muscles… Read More