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Human-Powered Gym, America’s First – Gimundo

In the Green Microgym, a new business that opened last September in Portland, Oregon, the gym’s human users actually power the equipment through their exercise.

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Stationary bicycles connected to small generators can charge batteries that power televisions and stereos.

“Any movement on the gym’s stationary bikes contributes power to a set of batteries, which are used to generate electricity for the TV and stereo. Though the energy output is still relatively small, the gym’s owner, Adam Boesel, is dreaming of bigger, greener things. “Our goal is to someday create 100 percent of the electricity we use in the gym,” he told ABC News. “The short-term goal is to get all of the electricity we can out of the machines.”

Read the article from gimundo.com here:

America’s First Human-Powered Gym Opens,good,news,good

Power-aid? Sweat Fuels Electricity at Gym ABCnews

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My name is Heather Ferris. I am the founder and creator of Nurture Nature Project! I believe together we can re-imagine the future and re-create systems to support the sustainable regeneration of healthy life on our planet. Listening to your own heart and living from your inner truth is the first step to building a better world. Every person has something important to offer.

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