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4 e-bikes you should know about (because they're stupid fun)

In the same way that fitness watches are getting smarter by the second, bikes are getting a high-tech boost too. E-bikes are bicycles that feature a discreet, pedal-assist technology, which adds power only when you turn the pedals over and when you need it most (think: climbing up a steep hill or riding into a strong headwind).

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Victoria Hoff: I tried walking 10,000 steps every day for a week, here's what happened

Much like the traffic and spectacular array of dietary restrictions among its citizens, the fact that no one walks in Los Angeles was one of the oft-mentioned maxims that preceded my moving here two years ago. I didn't realize how true it was until my first full day in Byrdie's L.A. headquarters. In celebration of my arrival, our team went out for lunch. We piled into a series of Ubers... only to hop out at our destination two blocks down the road. Fresh off the plane from a car-free five years in New York City, I was scandalized.

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At 72, he became a personal trainer to help other seniors stay fit

Ted Hart spent his career in information technology, retiring from IBM in 2006. But once he and his wife, Bobbi, moved to a senior adult community in Frisco, Texas, he realized he wasn't finished working. How could this longtime sports and fitness enthusiast turn a blind eye to reports that 80 percent of senior citizens don't adhere to a regular fitness program? And that many chronic diseases they have were preventable through staying fit?

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