This article was published in 2020, in Magazine 146.
‘Studies have shown the impact of even a relatively modest regular cycle can have near-miraculous health dividends. ‘
Curated by Peter Walker, author of Bike Nation: How Cycling Can Save the World, the Bike Blog in the Guardian covers all things cycling, often focusing on policy and exploding cycling myths. The ‘miracle pill’: how cycling could save the NHS (17 September, 2017) looks at the reasons why cycling has such a positive impact on individual health and asks why it is so rarely prescribed at a population-wide level.