A treadmill can seem scary to the beginner. They're big and bulky, make a lot of noise and have tons of buttons and moving parts. But I'm about to let you in on a secret: They're really not that scary. In fact, with just a few hints, the... Read more
When it comes to running (and walking), you have two types of people: those who adore the outdoors and those who would rather have their try at the treadmill. I've heard countless reasons from each type of runner on exactly why they choose to run... Read more
Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal... Read more
Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor... Read more
Have you ever started a workout routine, thinking you’re doing everything right, only to find out there were some important things you missed? Here are some common workout mistakes that most of us have made from time to time, and what you can d... Read more
The treadmill at my gym tells me I burn about 400 calories for 10 minutes of walking and 30 minutes of running. The SP tracker tells me I burn over 100 calories less than that. Which one is accurate?... Read more
Today should be awesome, because yesterday I hit the 15lbs lost mark. But, instead of being on cloud nine, I am frustrated as can be because I'm pretty positive my treadmill is done for. For six weeks, I've eaten right and walked at a 3.5 with a 1.... Read more
My upcoming race in feb next year has a downhill section of almost 26k.
(falt 10k, up 26k, turn around, down 26k, flat 10k)
Where I live there are no hills to run up or run down from. The race itself is in another state.
I tried googlin... Read more
I am preparing for a race thats on Feb 2014. Part of it is on an elevation and I would like to use the % of incline on my treadmill for training.
The course is moderately flat from 0-10km.
Then from 10.1km to 36km it... Read more
I've bought some new exercise equipment and was going to get a treadmill but I was wondering how noisy they are as I live in a flat and wouldn't want to disturb the neighbours downstairs. I wouldn't be running really fast, just walking fast and the o... Read more
There are two kinds of people in life: those who love the treadmill and those who can't stand it. In case it wasn't already obvious from this blog's title, I'm in the latter group! I will run outdoors in a foot snow, below freezing te... Read more
When I heard the story about Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter dying in a freak treadmill accident, I assumed this kind of thing was pretty rare. I was surprised to learn that thousands of young children are treated in hospitals for treadmill-related... Read more
I have recently packed up all of my worldly possessions and relocated to a new town. It has been stressful, exciting, exhausting, and fabulous all at the same time. My new house is mostly cute but a bit dated (Hello... sexy knotty pine paneling, an... Read more
I have been wanting a treadmill for a long time now, but have yet to bring myself to actually buy one. I have heard from too many friends that people always buy one and it gets used for a week and then becomes a dust collector. I feel I would most ce... Read more
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