Most bike share programs offer the first 30 minutes for free after you purchase a membership. So why not take advantage of that full 30 minutes and get a good workout out of it? According to professional cyclist Robin Farina, a typical bike share bicycle is great for elevating the heart rate. And the bikes are also equipped with at least 3 gears, which allows you to push harder when riding up those hills.

Are you up for the challenge? Farina has a few short tips for on how to get the best workout while riding bike share around the city in just under 30 minutes. To sum up her tips, just remember the following:

  1. Safety first
  2. Work those intervals
  3. Head to the hills
  4. Get up, stand up
  5. Track your progress
  6. Reward yourself

To read more about Farina’s detailed workout tips, go here.