60 million cars are produced every year. That’s 165,000 a day, 6,875 an hour and 115 a minute — crazy right?
Choosing to ride your bike instead of your car is not only good for the environment. Riding boosts those chemicals in your brain that make you happy. Spending time outside also increases your daily amount of vitamin D, and when combined with exercise, likely means a better night’s sleep. Plus, riding a bike has been proven to improve your sex life as well as decrease cancer risk. This week, go out for some bike rides, and opt for a lifetime of better well-being.
»You have only one mind and one body for the rest of your life. If you aren’t taking care of them when you’re young, it’s like leaving your car out in hailstorms and letting rust eat away at it. If you don’t take care of your mind and body now, by the time you’re [older], you’ll be like a car that can’t go anywhere.«