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Old 01-13-14, 06:24 AM
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My blood pressure was always high. Last time before starting to ride it was 139/98 and had always been around this number. I only started the end of summer for 3 months until overtime at work, cold weather, and time change put a damper into my daily riding time. When I went for a cholesterol check, my blood pressure was 121/78.

The biggest difference was with my Triglyceride count. I was 475 with Triglycerides prior to riding. After just the 3 months of riding, it had dropped to 211. I was thrilled with that.

Not riding now with either constant snow or rain but trying to get on the wife's new stationary bike at least for half an hour daily or every other day along with doing some strength training over the winter. I'll wait til I start back up on the bike before I get it all checked out again.
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