Benefits of Riding a Bicycle and Integrating it in Filipino Lifestyle

To have a healthy mind and body and at the same time making our planet a greener world should be one of our priority as we perform our daily task and generally our lifestyle. To move from one place to another is one of the basic task that we do everyday. More popularly, transportation. Getting around the Metropolis is a constant struggle for many of us. Congested roads, the rush hour traffic add to the hindrances when it comes to traveling in the city. One of the most practical and affordable solution to this problem is to ride a bicycle. Here are some of the benefits when one chooses to ride a bike to work.
  1. Burn calories and Strengthen your body - Riding a bike is a good form of cardiovascular exercise which burns calories but is gentler on the joins compared to other forms of exercise. It can also improve muscle tone and clear one’s head before going to work providing the cyclist more energy and help you better concentrate on the different tasks needed to be done throughout the day.
  2. Greener world - We owe this planet to our children and grand children, thus we need to take care of it. Riding a bicycle is also a good way to help maintain Mother Nature as it doesn’t emit any pollutants or carbon gases thus, it reduces one’s carbon footprint in the process. Cycling doesn’t require gasoline, so it also reduces the consumption of this non renewable resources.
  3. Lessen your Expenses - Your budget originally used for public transportation or putting fuel in your car can be diverted to something else. A bicycle requires less maintenance compared to a car too.

The Taiwan Excellence campaign valued these benefits for Filipinos and support these activities by encouraging bicycle riding and exercising while continuing its commitment in providing better products, with the introduction of various brands of innovative foldable bicycles in the country like Strida, Tern, and Pacific. These brands aim to encourage more Filipinos to try riding bicycles as an alternative means of transportation, while helping Filipinos stay fit and save Mother Earth. Iya Villania-Arellano is the celebrity endorser of the Taiwan Excellence Campaign in the Philippines.

The Taiwan Excellence campaign originally started as part of the Ministry of Economic Affair’s (MOEA) 5 year plan to raise Taiwan’s international competitiveness through support to its local brands in 1980s and was established in 1992. The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) of Taiwan is responsible for implementing policies and regulations governing foreign trade, economic cooperation, and foreign investments. BOFT has been guiding and working with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in numerous trade promotion projects and activities both internationally and domestically.

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit, semi-governmental trade promotion organization in Taiwan. TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 800 international marketing specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters and over 50 overseas branch offices worldwide. It has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies and one of the organizers  that launched Taiwan Excellence campaign in the Philippines. Like The Taiwan Excellence Campaign on Facebook.
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