shoulder tension while riding a bike

Just relax – How to minimise shoulder tension while riding a bike

I’m really bad at taking my own advice, so these tips on how to minimise shoulder tension while riding a bike are for me, just as much as anybody else. I hold tension in my shoulders in other activities as well, like sitting at my desk at work and driving my car so it just builds up. In fact my shoulder muscles are hurting while I write this post, so I’ll skip to the last tip right after I finish. Let it go – Consciously let go of the tension in your arms and shoulders by focusing on that part of

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road bikes for short women

There are plenty of road bikes for short women

It seems there’s lots of short women who have trouble finding a road bike but they needn’t despair there are actually plenty of road bikes for short women. You might not find them in stock on the retail floor but they do exist and can be ordered. Not so long ago I worked in a bike shop and many short women would ask me whether they should buy a children’s bike! I would always reply that they should buy a bike for grownups, and in most bike types including road, mountain, hybrid and others you’ll find lots of choices. The

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Women's Health Week

It’s all about you – Focus on yourself for Women’s Health Week

This week is Women’s Health Week as decreed by the wonderful Jean Hailes group. It’s an entire week dedicated to all women across Australia to make good health a priority. As Jean Hailes describes it, Women’s Health Week is the time to put ourselves first, for just one week, and start making positive changes that can last a lifetime. Running from 3 to 7 September, more than 100,000 people across the country have registered to attend a Women’s Health Week event or subscribed to receive free daily videos, podcasts, stories, recipes and much more. Landmarks across Australia will be turning pink during the

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