Yes. Actually, you’re just in Time. Energym is launching the RE:GEN on IndieGoGo in June 2021. The RE:GEN is an electricity generating bike. It’s designed for everyone from the fitness beginner to the professional athlete. It’s for anyone looking to create a sustainable exercise routine at home. The idea behind power generating exercise equipment isn’t…

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doge coin crypto rising on phone

Crypto has grown out of obscure digital communities and into the mainstream. Now anyone can invest in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Neo, or any of the other seven thousand cryptocurrencies in existence. More Asimov than Bank of England, they certainly sound sexier. Futuristic. Exciting. The promise of a more secure and transparent way of making and completing transactions and their…

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bike indoor

We all want to exercise more efficiently.  Sometimes it’s not about the joy of riding; it’s about maximising our results whilst minimising the time we spend doing it.  But can we expect to reap the health benefits of cycling from just 15 to 20 minutes exercise a day?   Is 15 minutes of cycling a day enough? Any exercise is better than no exercise…

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Switzerland makes me think of Toblerone. But you’re probably more refined than that.  You might think of Rolex watches, pocket knives or cheese with holes in it. If you’re really fancy, you might say clockwork or CERN, but Switzerland is also home to the 2000-Watt Society. It’s hard to imagine what 2000-watts (or 2kW) looks…

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uncomfortable bike seat

Stationary bikes are uncomfortable as hell in the beginning. Getting a few rides under your belt will help. Positioning the saddle and handlebars correctly can also make a big difference to the comfort of your ride, but why are indoor bikes so uncomfortable? And what can riders do to relieve sore sitz bones, aching coccyx,…

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It’s as easy as riding a bike…  Or so the saying goes. It’s one reason that stationary bikes are a staple in most gyms.  Many of us already have experience riding them.  They’re far more beginner-friendly and far less intimidating than treadmills, ellipticals and fixed-weight machines. But can something so simple really be that effective?…

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woman tying trainers

2020 was a tough year, no kidding. And it’s going to be a while until we’re back to something resembling normality. COVID-19 has complicated our personal and professional lives in ways few could have imagined before the pandemic. We’ve all been told by several Government-backed scientists that regular exercise is crucial in reducing the risk…

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New year, new me – right? If only it was as simple as setting an intention. New year fitness goals may be easy to write down but they’re tough to keep up. This has never been truer than right now.  COVID-19 has closed the gyms and made group exercise, even outdoors, impossible. Our free time now…

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man running on treadmill

Which is better: cycling or treadmill? There isn’t a universal answer to this question, because it depends. Cycling and running both have advantages and disadvantages, and the weight of one over the other will depend on an individual’s circumstances and needs. What’s better for one person isn’t necessarily best for another. Before we explore this…

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