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Exercise while supercharging

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by tmac, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. tmac

    tmac Member

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    I have been thing about all the downtime Tesla owners have at SC

    WHY not have planet fitness next to supercharger
    instead of chugging down a latte Starbucks you energize yourself with
    treadmill elliptical or weight workout?

    Heck you you could lift your upper body at one hen 2 hours later do lower body the 2 hours later aerobic ?


    I smell opportunity here!!

    Kidding. Kind of...
    pm me and we can make millions
     
  2. Evbwcaer

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    Someday there will be huge Supercharger stations / travel plazas. They will have a lot of the services that you find in airport terminals.

    Kids play area, massage, food, bathroom/showers, wifi/computer/scanner/printer, gym, lounges, small markets, Amazon Prime Now drop off points.

    They will also have a field behind them covered in solar and wind and storage that Wk057 sets up.

    They will be micro economies.

    That is my prediction.
     
  3. jordanthompson

    jordanthompson 2010 2.0 Sport, VIN 0683

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    Why not hook the treadmills to the chargers and kill two birds with one stone :tongue:
     
  4. S4WRXTTCS

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    Some kind of cycling pedals need to be in the Tesla so people can not only exercise while the AP is on, but so we can also generate a tiny amount of energy for the car.

    Kinda like the Flintstones

    What else are we supposed to do with our feet?
     
  5. CuriousG

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    Because I prefer my car to still smell like new or leather rather than BO.
     
  6. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight Fluxing

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    I totally think this is the future.. Even small theaters, other amusements or gambling (where allowed), etc.
     
  7. thecloud

    thecloud As rhythm raced inside, the ship came alive

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    You could always hand wash your car, a section at a time, while waiting for a charge. (I carry squirt bottles full of water and plenty of towels.) Reaching the lower body panels and rims forces you to squat down. Reaching the middle of the roof forces you to stretch. Since the supercharger stop is a break in a long drive where you're sitting for hours, the activity is refreshing.

    Of course, this routine doesn't necessarily work so well if it's the middle of winter. :wink:

    I do like the idea of having a treadmill hooked up to each supercharger... maybe a human-sized hamster wheel!
     
  8. PaulR

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    Has anyone got Disney's phone number? :smile:
     
  9. invisik

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    Charging time is going to get shorter and shorter--you're not going to care x years from now....

    -m
     
  10. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Agree. If they can somehow get a full charge down to even 15 min somehow these kind of relaxing activities/cafe services will be less useful but still appreciated by some.
     
  11. Gizmotoy

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    Why did I picture this, but for feet?
    Not-Sure-What-to-do-With-Hands-Talladega-Nights-Ricky-Bobby.gif
     

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