How to Keep Angst at Bay
Just cycle more
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Here’s one more reason to ride your bike to work: in a study published in September, subjects who cycled for 30 minutes experienced reduced anxiety levels immediately afterward—the same as members of a control group who had sat quietly. But only the cyclists maintained their reduced stress levels after being exposed to emotional stimulus designed to trigger unease.
From Outside Magazine, Dec 2012 Lead Photo: Jordan Siemens