Power-aid? Sweat Fuels Electricity at Gym

It sounds like something you'd only see on the Discovery Channel: people pedaling ferociously to create enough energy to power the television, stereo and lights. But for Adam Boesel, owner of the Green Microgym in Portland, Ore., and his partners, this could be the future. Launched last week, his "human-powered" gym is one of few fitness centers in the world that runs on power generated by people working out, Boesel said. As members pedal on stationary bicycles, a small motor connected to the...Full Story
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