Green workout plan
Eco-friendly workout tips for the New Year
With the New Year also comes a strengthened resolve to shed those holiday pounds—it’s never too soon to start thinking about that beach bod, right? Believe it or not, there are some eco-friendly ways to approach your workout routine that will be as good for the environment as they are for you. Here are some tips to keep in mind, courtesy of earthshare.org:
• Take it outside: Instead of running up an energy bill by using a treadmill or elliptical, make use of Chico’s many hiking and biking trails.
• Car pool to the gym: Not only will this save on gas consumption, but having a workout buddy is a great motivational tool, as well.
• Bring your own bottle: Instead of using disposable water bottles, try using a Klean Kanteen or just drink from the fountain.
• Don’t waste a good workout: Next time you’re pedaling away on your exercise bike, hook it up to a battery or generator. Soon you’ll be powering the new toys you got for Christmas and burning holiday calories.