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Cycling and health

Active Travel in Southwark 2017 – The health economic impact of walking and cycling

September 6, 2017 |

This is a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) and was presented at a meeting at Tooley St on August 17th 2017 by Melinda Chau, Public Health Policy Officer, Southwark Council.

The report gives a summary of the health benefits of … Read More

Cycling to work associated with major health benefits – new study

April 23, 2017 |

More data on health benefits of cycling to work Risk of early death down by 41%.  Risk of developing cardiovascular disease or cancer down by 45%.  Amazing stats from an analysis of the Biobank data from 250,000 45-60 year-olds.  Comparison … Read More

Cycling in Ice and Snow

January 12, 2017 |

As we discussed this in our meeting last night, I was asked to post ……….

In the UK – and in London winter weather is rarely bad enough to make cycling impossible. But when we do get snow and ice, … Read More

Active travel to work really is good for your health and well-being

December 2, 2016 |

This post is directed at those thinking of starting commuting by bike.  We have known for a long time that people who exercise are fitter and healthier than those who do not.  But does exercise in the form of active … Read More