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January 2009

Fitness

February is National Heart Disease Awareness Month: Are You at Risk?

According to the American Heart Association, nearly 2400 Americans die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) every day. That works out to about 1 death every 37 seconds. Clearly CVD is a serious health threat facing all of us. The good news is there are simple prevention steps you can take to reduce your risk of heart disease. Here are six things…
January 30, 2009
Blogs by Optibike Team

Want the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift? Think Electric Bike

Last year consumer spending on Valentine's Day gifts was estimated at more than $17 billion. That level of spending makes it the 2nd largest holiday behind Christmas. According to the National Retail Federation, last year that $17 billion was spent in a majority of three ways: cards (67%), chocolate/candy (48%), and flowers (36%). In addition almost half of all Valentine's…
January 16, 2009
HealthWeight loss

7 Myths of Weight Loss

Normal 0 Which One Do You Believe? Is It Stopping You From Losing Weight? CNNHealth.com recently reported that over 100 million Americans vow to lose weight as part of their new year's resolutions. And roughly 4 out of every 5 fail to keep that resolution. Those aren't the kind of odds most of us would lay bets on at the…
January 16, 2009