The slap in the face of 37 chilly degrees during my morning run has me contemplating switching to treadmills for a few days each week.
Running on treadmills has it perks, beyond the obvious benefit of being indoors during colder months.
They’re a helpful tool if you want to improve your natural running pace or burn more calories on your daily run. You’ll get more from your treadmill workouts because you can program the machine with very specific speed and incline inputs.
So with that in mind, I’m excited to share this article and 3 specific workouts by Coach Jenny on how get the most out of your treadmill’s incline feature. Enjoy.
One of the greatest benefits of using a treadmill is the ability to control the intensity of your run or walk to create a fun, effective of workouts on demand.
One of the most effective tools to do so is the incline button. Hitting the incline button during your workout boosts your calorie burn, increases the intensity with less impact, and improves strength.
Here are three incline-based workouts spice up your workouts.
High Intensity Hill Intervals:
Boost your metabolic burn post workout with this short, high intensity hill workout.
Improve your ability to run hill running more efficiently with this moderate intensity hill workout.
The Mt. Climber:
Build strength and stamina for hilly hikes and trail running with this moderate-to-high intensity climbing workout. If you’re training for a hike, wear your pack for added challenge and benefit.
Variety is the spice of life. The more you have, the more your body is challenged, and the more you gain from every workout.