Treadmill Running

Cardiovascular / Calisthenics / Beginner

2 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Treadmill

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 3.1K mi
    average distance
  • 25K mi
    best distance
  • 30
    times logged
  • #26
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Treadmill Running Distance

  • 5.3K mi
    average distance
  • 25K mi
    best distance
  • 21
    times logged
  • #29
    popularity rank

Average Male Treadmill Running Distance

  • 0 mi
    average distance
  • 0 mi
    best distance
  • 0
    times logged
  • #22
    popularity rank

Average Female Treadmill Running Distance

How to do Treadmill Running:

Muscles Worked

Details

treadmill running is a cardiovascular and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, hamstrings and hip flexors ...more

treadmill running is a cardiovascular and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, hamstrings and hip flexors.

The only treadmill running equipment that you really need is the following: treadmill. There are however many different treadmill running variations that you can try out that may require different types of treadmill running equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper treadmill running form is easy with the step by step treadmill running instructions, treadmill running tips, and the instructional treadmill running technique video on this page. treadmill running is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the treadmill running video, learn how to do the treadmill running, and then be sure and browse through the treadmill running workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Start out slow until you understand how to move on the treadmill machine to reduce risk of injury.
  2. Use the built in programming to determine your calories burned (if it is an option).
  3. When running, come down on your heel first and then roll forward to the ball of your foot.

Variations

  1. Change the elevation level of the treadmill to vary the intensity of the workout.
  2. Alter your programmed route/speed to keep your exercise routine from getting stale.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

2 Review

  • AaronV
    over 7 years ago
    #

    I hate running on treadmills.

  • AdamRC
    almost 7 years ago
    #

    This is great when the weather is bad or when you want to workout with someone who runs a different pace. If by yourself, try running with an MP3 player, TV, or both. Also try "competing" with any other runners in the gym, don't let them go faster than you!

Equipment Needed

  • Treadmill

Tips

  1. Start out slow until you understand how to move on the treadmill machine to reduce risk of injury.
  2. Use the built in programming to determine your calories burned (if it is an option).
  3. When running, come down on your heel first and then roll forward to the ball of your foot.

Variations

  1. Change the elevation level of the treadmill to vary the intensity of the workout.
  2. Alter your programmed route/speed to keep your exercise routine from getting stale.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound