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U.S. Paralympic cyclist and stroke survivor encourages cycling to improve heart and brain health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Just days after being honored at the White House, U.S. Paralympic cyclist and stroke survivor Billy Lister was back on a bike in Denver, encouraging people to improve their heart and brain health through cycling.

Lister spoke Sunday at a local CycleNation event, part of a […]

Indoor cycling events popping up around the country

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A series of indoor cycling events hosted by CycleBar across the country on Saturday are scheduled to get people active on two wheels while raising funds to fight stroke and heart disease.

The events help kick off CycleNation, a new American Heart Association and American Stroke […]

Football Hall of Famer Joe Montana encourages others to cycle for heart health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

For Joe Montana and his teammates, hopping on a bike wasn’t always a good thing. Pedaling on the sidelines often signaled a problem, with the player trying to stay loose, avoid cramps, or keep warm.

Not anymore. “These bikes are good for you,” the Hall of […]

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CycleNation to offer biking options to improve heart health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Newly created CycleNation is offering different events across the nation to encourage people to get off their sofas and on to their bicycles.

CycleNation, sponsored by Amgen Cardiovascular and CycleBar, encourages people to use road bikes, stationary bikes and community indoor cycling classes to get brain […]