To Supplement or Not to Supplement?

By Katherine A. Beals, PhD, RD, FACSM, CSSD and Breanne Nalder, MS, RD “Faster,” “leaner,” “stronger,” “slimmer.” These are just some of the claims made by dietary supplements marketed to athletes. And, for athletes looking for that elusive competitive edge, these claims can be enticing. But, buyer beware. Most potential performance enhancing dietary supplements on […]

New Report Shows How to Create Successful Bike Initiatives at the Ballot Box

Bike and Pedestrian Measures on the Ballot – New Report Shows How to be Successful

So Congress shut down most of the federal government, closed parks and delayed transportation funding last fall. It sure inconvenienced recreational cyclists among many other people. But bicycle advocates don’t have to depend on such a dysfunctional national legislature. In fact, they don’t even have to rely on legislators at all to get funding for local bike projects. Advocates around the country have put ballot initiatives to voters to raise money and earmarking it for local transit projects.

Bike to Dinner at Cucina – Help Keep the Air Clean

Cucina Deli, a restaurant in the Avenues in Salt Lake City, has started a campaign to help clean the air. Patrons that ride their bike (or walk, scooter, or pogo stick) to dinner at the restaurant will receive a free ‘small’ plate from now through April 1, 2014.

Legends of Siesta Key

I lean the bicycle against a massive column. The main building is southern gothic plantation architecture. My backpack is heavy with mass-market tenth and eleventh editions, and used at that so Mr. McDonald didn’t see a dime from my recent purchases. I wait at the door. The surveillance cameras must be well hidden. I wait some more.