26 May '12, 4pm

Pollution Puts Athletes At Risk | Care2 Causes

Pollution Puts Athletes At Risk | Care2 Causes

I am on a new fitness kick and as such, my daughter has convinced me to start taking spinning classes. I prefer to exercise outdoors, but I am finding that I love cycling class. During a recent class, my lungs had an unexpected encounter. On this typical evening, I entered my cycling class, prepped and mounted my bike. The instructor is a good leader, with a solid workout plan. She chooses great music, and she even weaves in music videos on the overhead screen for the perfect combination of motivation and distraction. I am happy. The perfect workout begins… Five minutes into the warm-up, a woman (who I shall henceforth refer to as Smelly Woman) comes in. Of all the empty bikes at her disposal, she chooses the one right next to me. I am already in a zone of concentration. So I don’t even notice Smelly Woman at first. She does not register in my consciousness… that is, until...

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