Tag: exercise

Know the air quality color code

During inversion season, it’s particularly important to understand the risks of outdoor air pollution, especially the risks associated with outdoor exercise. When you perform outdoor exercise, you’re likely to inhale more air, and breathe more deeply into your lungs through your mouth, bypassing your nasal passages which normally filter some airborne pollution particles. Here are

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Cycling to work is time-consuming, but worth it

I’ve spent the last 10 years of my life living in small, college towns, so commuting to work via bike or bus has always been my go-to option. While I was in graduate school at Purdue, I didn’t even own a car and I walked most places. But since moving back to Salt Lake, I’ve

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