When it comes to running on the treadmill, most people don’t come close to maximizing their cardio workouts. Like so many other things in fitness, you get out of the treadmill what you put into it. Once you step on the treadmill, it’s time to envision your fitness goals, work hard and train like an athlete to achieve them.
These basic treadmill workout formats are crucial for bringing about results and keeping you mentally stimulated. Get leaner, faster and stronger by incorporating these four treadmill workouts into your regular strength and conditioning program.
DIRECTIONS You can modify these workouts by making the component parts shorter or longer, adding intervals, hill repeats, etc., but the basic format should always remain the same. Here is a sample week of treadmill workouts for cardio that works:
Monday: Intervals Wednesday: Tempo Friday: Hills Saturday: Endurance