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Pushing your heart rate on the treadmill doesn't have to mean changing speeds or inclines. A simple way to push your heart rate is to change the length of your stride. Taking very long, powerful strides that engage your glutes, while pumping your arms, can really get that heart pumping!!

- Submitted by KRAE_98 3/27/2010 in Exercise | 14 Comments
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REBORN1292 3/29/2010 9:11:00 AM

    Thanks for the advice i'm actually going to the gym today after months of procrastinating and your tip is perfect because I do want to get by heartrate up and get the most out of my workout that i can
LEANMEAN2 10/19/2013 6:40:00 AM

    Sounds good. Thanks.
BANNERMAN 10/14/2013 2:01:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
HABITATVITALITY 10/13/2013 11:39:00 PM

    That's good to know, thank you!
PYNETREE 10/13/2013 7:44:00 PM

    Great Tip!

LSIG14 10/13/2013 7:12:00 PM

    Will try today! Incline causes COPD to act up so maybe this will be a solution!
DELLMEL 10/13/2013 3:42:00 PM

    Thanks for the advice.
RAESUN54 10/13/2013 1:31:00 PM

    This is very good advice, I will try it...Thank you.
GWINNER1 10/13/2013 7:58:00 AM

    Thanks for the advice
VAINVT 10/13/2013 7:54:00 AM

    This is the kind of practical advice that I love to read.
CAKATHY 10/13/2013 7:50:00 AM

    Thanks for the great advice
MOMO7YROLD 10/13/2013 5:44:00 AM

    Thanx I'm gonna do it this mornin
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LCORTEZ7 5/19/2010 3:52:00 PM

    Great advice I'll try it. I also found that sucking in your mid-section helps with balance and stride as well. emoticon Keep walking!!
SCIFILESLIE 3/29/2010 10:27:00 AM

    I also find that an incline above 3 (on strong days 5) really gets my heart rate up nicely.

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