A Gym that Generates Power

I've often wondered just how much energy was being "wasted" - converted to heat and lost to the environment - at the gym as I watched all the people sweating away on their stationary machines. Well, one man is trying to capture back some of that energy and make use of it.

Adam Boesel, a personal trainer in Seattle, is determined to discover new ways to utilize the energy his clients generate to power his gym.

More here.

Hull on Bike, originally uploaded by adamboesel

I’ve often wondered just how much energy was being “wasted” – converted to heat and lost to the environment – at the gym as I watched all the people sweating away on their stationary machines. Well, one man is trying to capture back some of that energy and make use of it.

Adam Boesel, a personal trainer in Seattle, is determined to discover new ways to utilize the energy his clients generate to power his gym.

More here.

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One comment

  1. Imagining myself, sitting at my desk on a recumbent bike, pedaling the power for my computer & the lights in my office. Now, that’s a real motivator!

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