Make Electricity While You Exercise

Most treadmills and stationary bikes use electricity, but what if you could produce electricity while exercising? With a pedal-power generator, you can! And you can use the electricity immediately to power a television, computer, stereo or other electronics — or store it in batteries to use it later.



You can generate electricity using a hand-cranked or foot-operated device (left) or a modified bicycle. An inverter (right) changes the direct current into alternating current for use with many common household appliances.
You can generate electricity using a hand-cranked or foot-operated device (left) or a modified bicycle. An inverter (right) changes the direct current into alternating current for use with many common household appliances.
Photo by Windstream Power
Why not convert your workout into useful power by using a pedal-powered generator?
Why not convert your workout into useful power by using a pedal-powered generator?
Photo by Stephen Hutchings











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