Try Something New

Kayaks might look unstable, but once you learn the basics they’re some of the most versatile and stable watercraft out there. Kayaks can take you for multi-day trips on the ocean, calm lake paddles, or for adrenaline-pumping adventures on whitewater. Just make sure you have the right kind of the boat for the trip you have in mind.

This Month We are giving away a South Carolina Bike jersey!

May Give-Away Cycling Jersey drawing!! This Month We are giving away a South Carolina Bike jersey! Free Spirit’s Brand New SC design- HOT off the press!

1. To be entered in the drawing- please LIKE and SHARE this post. Link: South Carolina Bike Jersey

2. To be entered a SECOND time: post a comment here about your goals for this coming season – whether it be adventure on foot, bike, or boat or a race, a tour, or a dream you’d like to do. You never know who you might inspire!

3. To be entered a THIRD time- Tag a friend.
This offer ends Monday May 7, 2018. Winner will be announced on our FB by May 11.

More South Carolina Jersey details:
https://freespiritwear.com/pages/southcarolina.htm

 

Add A Friend!

Find someone to be your exercise buddy. Don’t choose just anyone: Pick someone who is full of energy, fun and who you look forward to spending time with. That way, you’ll want to exercise just to be with your friend. Get Your Free Spirit Best Bike Jerseys This Season, Giving You The Comfort And Awesome Visibility, Cycling Or Hiking Or Any Activity! Share And Tag With Your Friends. || FREE SPIRIT WEAR || Add A Friend | Friday Workout | Fitness Friday

Eat The Right Foods || Tips For Beginner Cyclists

Long-distance bicycle rides consume a great deal of calories, so it’s vital to keep your vitality levels high. Begin with a nutritious whole & balanced breakfast, and snack as often as possible for the duration of the day. Great snacks are; bananas, whole grain bread, baked potatoes, trail bars. 

Eating smart will help refuel your muscles following a hard day’s ride and ensure you stay strong and healthy.

It’s additionally imperative to keep hydrated. Specialists vary on the appropriate amount to drink, however 2 to 3L (8 to 12 glasses) every day is a decent benchmark.

Begin with 500mL (2 mugs) before the ride and intend to take a few swallows from your water bottle every 20 to 30 minutes.

HOW TO CHOOSE A BIKE || BIKES & GEARS

Answering these few questions will help you discover what type of bike is best for you:

•Why am I buying a bike?
•How fit am I?
•Where will I ride?
•What kind of terrain will I be riding?
•Will I be carrying anything?
•How much do I want to spend?

Types of bikes:
Road: Dropped handlebars and skinny tires, for racing or touring
Mountain: Flat handlebars with a wide range of gears, large tires and suspension for unpaved terrain
Hybrid/Comfort: Provides an upright position for a more relaxed ride
Recumbent: Have a reclined position and come in a wide variety of styles

Content Source: Bike League

SHARING THE TRAIL || BETTER BICYCLING

Since the path can be congested it’s important to follow the same rules as everyone else in order to have a safe and enjoyable time.

• Be courteous
• Know the rules of the trail you are using
• Give a clear signal when passing
• Be cautious and yield to crossing traffic
• Always be predictable by riding in a straight line
• If you are riding while it is dark, be sure to use lights
• Only use half the width of the trail
• Keep it clean