Archive for 'Group Talk'

Quick Fitness for the Modern Woman

Quick Fitness for the Modern Woman

by Israel Aiesha. Special to Grouptrails. While on medical rotations, I rediscovered a lost art – the jump rope.  I’m too busy and too poor to have a gym membership, so one day I decided to [...]

Choosing a Bike

Choosing a Bike

Your friends have taken up biking and now you want in.  You’ve seen the benefits of cycling in your friends’ increased energy from cycling and have noticed slimming and toning of their physique. After a buddy [...]

Why I Cycle?

Why I Cycle?

By Cathryn D. Blue, PhD Special to Grouptrails. ‘Why do you ride a bike?’ I am always somewhat surprised at how many people stop me and ask this question. Most assume I’m trying to stay in [...]

What’s in Tap?

What’s in Tap?

By Kristeen Uzoh, Special to Grouptrails. Ever wonder what lurks in that glass of water from your faucet? The answer may startle you. Truth is, there is a hoard of harmful chemicals and solvents exiting your [...]

Black Women Do Work Out!

Black Women Do Work Out!

by Beverly Brown Special to Grouptrails. As a single mother of three sons you could only imagine the trials and tribulations that came about when staying in shape. When it came to finances, living conditions and [...]

Cycling: Are You Tough Enough?

Cycling: Are You Tough Enough?

Don’t let the colorful shirts fool you. Cycling is far from a sissy sport. Consider a normal cyclist pedals 78 times per minute, averaging two hours each ride. Tally it up. That’s 9,360 pedals a ride. [...]