This Gym Uses Equipment That Harvests Energy. The More People Work Out, The More Money They Save

November 10, 2015

The more you work out, the less you pay.

That's the simple motivating formula behind Eco Gym - the first ever 24-hour, human and solar powered fitness center.

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With cardio equipment set up to harvest energy, the gym uses its customer's workouts to cut down on its energy bills — along with fossil fuel use — and passes the savings back to keep people exercising.

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"You incentivize yourself to pay less, but to pay less you have to come in more, so you're getting more results," Naperville, IL general manager Chris Wersal told the local Patch.

This sounds like a win-win to me.

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