The Best Workout for Aging Muscles

November 10, 2017

Aging takes a toll on your body in ways that we can’t always see. When age happens at the cellular level, muscles get weak because they don’t regenerate as easily as they once did. We all know that exercise is good for you. But did you know the lesser known fact that the type of exercise you do should vary by your age? The best workout for aging muscles depends…

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How Fitness Inspires Creativity

October 30, 2017

If you’re feeling sluggish, unproductive, or just lacking creativity, then you probably have noticed that caffeine doesn’t always do the trick. When you’re feeling like you’re in a rut, sometimes the best way to get over the slump is with fitness! Fitness in itself has been shown to keep the brain healthy, and when your brain is healthy, then your whole body is healthy. A healthy brain is more creative…

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A Trikke vehicle gives you the carving edge

February 2, 2016

What is a Trikke? It’s 2016 and some people are still asking the question. Are Trikkes body-powered vehicles or electric vehicles? Fitness vehicles or transportation vehicles? Commercial vehicles or personal vehicles? With so many different types of Trikke carving vehicles and a lineup of models that’s constantly evolving, you might find yourself asking: what is Trikke Tech all about these days? The short answer: the carve. With Trikke carving vehicles,…

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Make 2016 the year you lose weight while having the time of your life

January 14, 2016

The beginning of every new year means everywhere you look, someone is telling you how to become a whole new you. Lose weight. Be healthier. Get in better shape. Join a gym. Sign here. Follow this regime. Go on a diet. Get fit! Where’s the fun? someone might ask. Everyone who’s ever tried to get in better shape knows: the more fun your fitness regimen, the more likely your persistence and…

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Trikke saved my life, says star of victorious video

July 6, 2015

Senior citizen wrote 20 scripts before choosing winning submission. His video has been a big hit in carving circles, receiving a good number of positive comments on both Facebook and YouTube, and winning a testimonial contest conducted by Trikke Tech in 2011. [See video at the end of this story.] Yet Larry Mehlmauer is mostly unaware of the attention and adulation his lone web video has received. After all, the…

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Senior hates exercise but loves his Trikke

July 6, 2015

“I hate exercise. I really hate it. I’ve tried everything from rowing machines to stationary bikes to elliptical machines. The Trikke is truly a miracle machine.” Larry Mehlmauer is having a second childhood, quite a miracle, considering he’s 70 years-old. Factor in a host of health challenges — including a massive heart attack and diabetes — and some might call that more than a miracle. “I’m having more fun than…

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Overweight as a child, overcoming as a woman

October 24, 2012

‘I silently vowed that if I ever reached 200 pounds, I would kill myself.’ In the spring of 2007, I reached the moment of truth regarding my weight. In a visit to my doctor, I was horrified to find I was well over 200 pounds. My diet of choice, which had worked adequately for a few years, was just not doing the job anymore. To be honest, maybe that charge…

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How’s this for a fitness regimen: 10 miles on a Trikke, 400 push-ups and 150 pull ups?

September 20, 2012

Rob Synder is a Florida fitness fanatic whose story in the Tampa Bay Times. In the video that accompanies the Times story, the über fit Floridian demos a variety of “funky outdoor exercising contraptions,” including his Trikke; while in a more recent YouTube clip, viewers get a closer look at how Synder combines cross training and carving during a Trikke workout. According to the description of the YouTube video, for…

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Carving my way to better health on my Trikke

June 20, 2012

D.C. photojournalist has all but forgotten about his bike. I’m a 43-year-old photojournalist in Washington D.C., who bought my Trikke three years ago after seeing it on a late-night infomercial and thinking: it looks like a lot of fun …. and it is! For the first two years, I used it for recreation, which was just fine, I mean, that is what it’s for, right? Since then, I’ve started using…

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