Lack of exercise costs money!

A recent study from The Lancet claims that the world wide lack of exercise costs us $67,5 billion on a yearly basis. Specialists advice a moderate exercise of 150 minutes a week. The gym is fine, but daily things like walking and cycling are already… …perfect! For further reading sees Reuters and De Standaard websites.

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Projet Poisson Pilote

The Frenchman Antoine Delafargue and his childhood friend Michael de Lagarde are currently undertaking a peddle powered crossing from Plymouth to Saint-Malo in a self build submarine. The average speed on this 250 km trip will be around 4 km/h. Another exemple that a lot is possible when using just peddle strokes.. One quote from their website: “If we can move 3 tons into hardly ever explored places with only a quarter of a horse power, do we really need a 80 hp car to do some shopping 2 miles from home?”