I have found that the key to becoming a successful bike commuter is to have the right mindset; Instead of getting annoyed about the constant head-wind or bad weather, I try to turn all situation into sometning positive.
I take a train and bike to get to work every day. My daily bike commute is 2x5km (~6.5 miles). It doesn’t sound like a lot but during a year this adds up to about 2.500km (1.550 miles) and suddenly we’re talking serious exercise.
Here’s an infographic I made with 8 mindset approaches you can use to become a successful bike commuter. At least they work for me.
8 mindset approaches to become a successful bike commuter.
I’ve been experimenting a bit with some Nano Workout accessories and here are a couple of the first sketches.
Some Nano Workout prototype accessories.
The staircase ring is ment to be gentle reminder to always take the stairs. Right now it’s slightly too wide and the pitch is a bit too big, making the ring a tad too big on the finger. The thought is that the ring will be available in sterling silver and maybe brass as well.
The NW pin is the new Nano Workout logotype made as a 3d staircase. I think the pin will be available in stainless steel and brass.
Any thtoughs on theese?
The Russians have done something pretty cool. If you do 30 squats you get a free subway ticket.
This special ticket machine have been installed to promote the upcoming winter Olympics in Sochi, starting this February.
The machine which is installed at the Vystavochnaya station in Moscow, counts down from 30 to zero and tracks that your squats are done to satisfaction. This will save you 30 Rubles (about USD$0.91)
“We wanted to show that the Olympic Games is not just an international competition that people watch on TV, but that it is also about getting everyone involved in a sporting lifestyle,” Alexander Zhukov, president of the Russian Olympic Committee, was quoted by state-run news wire RIA-Novosti as saying.
Source The Wall Street Journal