I'm training for my first 5k--my goal is reaching that distance every time I'm on the treadmill not completing it within a certain amount of time. I know that as my training progresses the time will start decreasing. BUT hitting that goal of completing a 5k each time I train reassures me that I CAN complete my first 5k in May! So next time focus on hitting your DISTANCE goal and NOT put your focus on the time!
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Highest Incline of 10.0, Speed set at 3.0-3.5, Distance 1.5-2 miles, Time 30-45 minutes, Water Bottle
You can either slowly increase your incline to 10.0 or you can go up & down during your workout which is better for your heart. The higher the incline the more calories burned within the least amount of time.
When you're going for a walk, don't think about the distance you're going for. When walk, if you are walking with someone else do not talk about the distance. At the end of the walk, you realize you've walked farther because you were not thinking about it.
It can be downloaded to almost any type of phone, and track the GPS signal. Shows the speed (min/km), calories, time, distance. Uploads automatically. Then I can review my track on the maps at endomondo.com, and copy back to sparkpeople's fitness tracker.
I didn't realize at the beginning, but it is such a motivation to see the list of exercises with maps. Also, I explore new roads, as it tracks the distance, I know when I reach 3km.
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