Benny starts high school this week. How did that happen? When I started working at HFA he was in kindergarten. I remember being amazed at his astounding ability to put 100 piece puzzles together at 5 years old and spend hours building things with Legos. At the start of second grade, despite untold hours trying, […]
Riding a bicycle is a great way to have fun, exercise and stay healthy. Whether your child is just learning to ride or has been on a bicycle for years, it is always important to encourage him or her to ride safely. Teaching children how to stay safe on a bike when they are young can create safety habits they […]
In September, 28 riders biked 156 miles and raised over $51,000 for the bleeding disorders community during our annual charity bike ride. Check out this NEW video to meet the riders, hear what motivated them to do this, learn where all the funds raised went, and information about how you can get involved next year! […]
Cycling is considered a safe, non-contact activity for those with hemophilia. Cycling is a great way to increase cardiovascular endurance, lose weight, and increase muscle tone. It is also good for the environment; riding a bike instead of driving reduces pollution and makes the air easier to breathe. Although cycling can be fun, adults need […]
Cycling is a fun and popular activity among kids. With more children becoming overweight, encouraging your child to be more active and ride their bike can help lead them to a healthier lifestyle. This video will share a few tips to help you keep your child safe on a bicycle.
Bicycling is very often recommended as a safe type of exercise for people who have hemophilia. We encourage bicycling as an alternative mode of transportation to a motor vehicle and as a great form of exercise. Please check with your physician or physical therapist before cycling. This video will share a few basics tips on […]
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