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Invented back in the 19th century, bicycles were as disruptive as the iPhone was when it was launched in 2007.
A bicycle was unbelievably cool, took one anywhere for free quickly and didn’t...
John Kemp Starley invented the bicycle as we know it today when he was only 30. His ‘Rover Safety’ bicycle, first displayed in a bicycle show in 1886, was a curiosity, but later when pneumatic tire...
The masses, especially women, suddenly experienced freedom to go anywhere without the need for expensive carriages and horses.
The bicycles transformed society, and emancipated women i...
Cycling became so popular in 1898 that restaurants and theatres lost $100 million of business per year.
It also led to a bicycle manufacturing craze, with America becoming the biggest a...
Bicycles made people explore new places, and go for long adventures. Even a bicycle tour across the world was completed by 24-year-old Annie Londonderry in 1894.
The bicycle touched on ...
Bicycles made people see more of the world, as they were roaming through surrounding towns and places they wouldn’t have come otherwise. Cities were filled with bicycle riders enjoying the outside ...
The constantly evolving technology of bicycles started to pave the way for motorbikes, which were more powerful, expensive and fun to drive.
Even Henry Ford, of Ford motors, was a bicy...
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Exercise is a movement of the body to enhance physical fitness.
Most people know that exercise is important for the physical development of the self, yet a majority of them are sk...
Historic evidence suggests that for many thousands of years, human beings were more active and stronger than today.
The early humans had increased movement and activity, like going for long and tiring hunts, walking long distances that took weeks, making the prehistoric humans fitter than the best athletes today.
Technological breakthroughs have reduced our activity to a great extent ( vacuum cleaners, washer-dryers, self-cleaning ovens, and even cars).
The rise of the internet gave us a whole lot of technology, curbing our need to move even more.
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Besides the well-known health advantages, in a world where comfort is king, arduous physical activity provides a rare opportunity to practice embracing uncomfortable situations.
A change in one life area that brings about positive effects in other area. Exercise it’s not just vanity. What you do in the gym makes you a better, higher-performing person outside of it. When you develop physical fitness, you’re developing life fitness, too.