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The Greener Way to Get Around

Travel offers an exciting break from routine, but it can also be disruptive to regular fitness routines. However, when your regular gym is out of reach there are still many ways to stay active whilst away from home.

The Greener Way to Get Around

For most of us, the word holiday is synonymous with relaxation and with summer in full swing, many people will be heading off on vacations and adventures.  Travel offers an exciting break from routine, but it can also be disruptive to regular fitness routines.  However, when your regular gym is out of reach there are still many ways to stay active whilst away from home.  In fact, staying active on holiday might actually help in your quest to de—stress: exercise is one way to relieve everyday pressures.  On your next adventure, strike the right balance between rejuvenation and relaxation and put your best foot forward.

Pedal Power

Everybody needs to get from here to there.  All modes of transport require energy but some are more environmentally—friendly and sustainable than others.  Walking is the original form of human transportation but it takes a long time to get anywhere.  Biking, on the other hand is perhaps one of the most simultaneously efficient, fun and earth—friendly ways of getting around, due to its combination of body power and engineering.  By choosing to cycle you can stay active whilst reducing your carbon footprint.  Many cities have launched bike—share programs which offer bicycles for short—term public rental for locals and visitors alike.  Inexpensive and easy—to—use, public bike sharing schemes allow everyone to experience the benefits of this healthy mode of transport.  Partly due to evolving tech (one of the drivers behind the growth of such schemes), frictionless payment, trackable devices and operational logistics have all helped to get people out of their cars and onto a pair of wheels.  And, according to a recent bike sharing market growth, trends and forecast report (2019—2024), demand for bike share services has grown: the market has a forecasted annual growth of 6.54%.

One of the first cities in the world to host a bike sharing service is Paris, home to Vélib’ Métropole, a vast bike sharing network that offers both electric and mechanical bicycles.  With over 20,000 bikes available, Vélib’ Métropole stations can be found approximately every 300m, ensuring that users can always easily access a docking station.  Travellers to Paris can take advantage of this (both literally and figuratively) green method of transport to explore the French capital.

Cycling enriches the travel experience and provides opportunities to take in the smells and the sounds that accompany each sight.  Next time you travel, why not incorporate cycling into your itinerary to get the most out of your travels?  Find your way around the city like the locals do, and enjoy an active and environmentally—friendly method of sightseeing.

Cycle Around the World

Whilst nothing can replace the feeling of a cool breeze against your skin, Intenza’s e2 console can make your indoor cycling come alive through virtual scenery.  With 10 different scenes to choose from, cycle riders can choose a ride to escape, relax or evolve.  Framed by vast, panoramic vistas, Intenza’s virtual scenery is an immersive experience that seamlessly blends outdoor views with indoor convenience.  And for those who wish to ramp up their exercise regimen, 10 preset programs including intervals, hills and HIIT can transform a holiday memory into an invigorating workout.  The thrills of travel don’t have to end with the flight home, relive each adventure with an Intenza workout. #howfitnessshouldfeel

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