CHICAGO (CBS) — State Representative Dave Severin wants to promote riding bikes.
In fact, he has a bill that seeks to designate cycling as the official state exercise.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
“I believe it’s important that, as a state, we encourage the people of Illinois to pursue an active lifestyle for long-term health,” Severin said. “Also, Illinois state government and many local governments have invested significant resources in the last 20 years across the state to build and expand biking trails. Cycling is a low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all shapes and sizes – even mine.”READ MORE: COVID In Chicago: Glitches Cause Concerns for Those Who Have Signed Up For COVID-19 Vaccine At United Center
It is known to be easy of the knees.MORE NEWS: Senate Passes President Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill; What Does It Mean For You?
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