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Top 5 Benefits of Bicycling for Your Health

This seemingly simple two wheeled mode of transport holds a massive impact in our conservation efforts. The benefits of riding a bicycle encompass many conservation efforts that hit your inner being – your soul.

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1. A deep connection is established between the rider and nature. Nature’s gifts are never ending. Its beauty embodies the world we live in. With nature, we feel and see the many facets of how majestic the world is.

2. This activity empowers you to reach further via connectivity, aware of what is essential in this life that opens a door for feeling compassion for others and gaining the gift to become introspective and innovative.

3. A healthy body gives way to a healthy soul. Exercising releases Endorphin which are neurotransmitters coming from our central nervous system that prompt neurons to stimuli are making one feel happy or euphoric. Therefore, exercising like Bicycling is good for both our mental and physical well-being.

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Try Bicycling to have a deeper sense of the state of being. If haven’t done it regularly, it will change your life.

Here’s a cool infographic with 5 key benefits of cycling:

7 Easy Ways To Conserve Water at Home

As a general rule, our bodies make up between 60-75% of our bodies for proper hydration. Water is needed for our survival. Let’s conserve every drop to stay healthy. Here are some useful tips on how to save water.

Using a Bucket saves more water than using the shower for bathing

Taking a shower for not more than 9.5 minutes, will not only clean a huge part of your body but will also save more water compared to using two to three buckets of water

Use and Re-Use Your Drinking Glass

Using that same glass for the whole day will save you on washing more drinking glasses for the rest of the day. So hang on to that favorite design glass. As a rule of thumb, do not leave your faucet running, or else, it may run up on your water.

Wash Fruits and Vegetables using a Bowl

No running water, please. Rub a dub your veggies and fruits in a bowl instead of letting the faucet run.

Repair Pipes and Sources of Water Leaks

Empower ourselves and take charge of all possible leaks to deter water from escaping from our pipes in our homes.

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Flushing Your Toilet Sparingly

If its brown and not yellow, its signals green as in go flush but if the color is just yellow, it signals red for stop. No need to flush yet. Up to 7 gallons of water is wasted every time we flush our waste away.

Water is a primordial component for all living thing to survive. We must start contributing our share to the conservation efforts before it gets too late.

Need more tips? Watch this video and find out how you can save more water at home.