Author: Dr. Allen Cherer

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Ten Helpful Bike Maintenance Tips

Cycling season has arrived once again, and with it the endorphin rush that comes from a great ride. That’s not the only factor that serious riders should be considering, however. After a long winter of hibernation, those wheels are probably in need of a tune-up. Here are some tips for getting that bike back on the road.   Lubricate the… Read more →

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Avoiding the Worst Cycling Mistakes

Cyclists take their training very seriously and for good reason. They need to keep their body in peak physical condition, but some cyclists have acquired bad habits that are hindering their performance. Here are five of the worst cycling mistakes that cyclists make and how to fix them.   Cutting The Best Fuels   Salt, fat, and sugar are not… Read more →

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The biggest hiking mistakes

When you first get into hiking for a hobby, you will no doubt make some mistakes along the way. With experience comes knowledge. However, with a few tips, you save yourself some of the frustration during the early period.   Appropriate Attire There are a number of things to consider when choosing your hiking wardrobe. Cotton and denim wick moisture… Read more →

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Tips for New Hikers

We live in an age of infrequent physical activity and fixation on the many screens in our personal orbits. Hiking offers liberation from this lifestyle. It’s healthful and emotionally therapeutic, and it’s a fantastic way to connect with the natural beauty existent just outside (or even within) one’s city or town. Before taking up hiking as a new hobby, we’ll… Read more →

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How to Avoid Cycling-Related Knee Pain

Although it’s usually considered a low-impact activity, cycling still creates resistance and stress on the knees. Unfortunately, this often results in knee pain, a common occurrence among seasoned cyclists. So, what steps can cyclists take to avoid cycling-related knee pain?   Adjust the Saddle An improper saddle height is a leading cause of knee pain. If the saddle is too… Read more →