Treadmill Workouts for Beginners. Yuri Elkaim, BPHE, CK, RHNmy. Treadmill. Trainer. Treadmill workouts are great because you have complete control over speed and inclination. For beginners, this can be a valuable asset as you can better manage your workouts and see quicker results than you may have outdoors.
What I mean by this is let's say you wanted to walk or run at a certain pace - let's say level 4. Now, to do this outside would be tough to monitor and even if you could, the tendency would be to slow down when you began to fatigue. However, on a treadmill, the likelihood of you reducing is less because the belt keeps moving at the desired speed. Thus, it forces you to maintain that pace as long as you can.
You can always lower or increase the speed by pushing a better but there's something reassuring about knowing that you don't have to worry about thinking about how fast your running. The treadmill tells you that. You just have to keep up.
With that being said, I've put together a few treadmill workouts for beginners that you can use to get in better shape and to burn more calories. These cardio workouts involve interval training which means that you have a bout of higher intensity (ie. Depending on the duration of the workout, this sequence will be repeated a number of times, which allows you to spend more time at faster speeds because we space them out with .
This is then 5 times for a total of 2. This interval program means that you'll be spending a total of 5 minutes running and 2. Next Level Beginner Workout. Notice how this workout is almost identical to the first one, except for one little difference?
In this treadmill workout, you'll be jogging twice as long while recovering for the same amount of time (4 minutes) you did in the first workout. The fact that your work to rest ratio is now 1: 2 instead of 1: 4 makes this workout more challenging because you are spending more of this workout at a higher speed. This workout allows you to run for 1. Advanced Beginner Workout. This treadmill running workout is more challenging because you now have the same amount of work as you do recovery (ie.
You won't have as much time to recover between work bouts and therefore we have reduced the overall time of this workout to 2. These are just a few treadmill workouts for beginners out of thousands of possible interval running plans. Start with these and, if you need more guidance, then I'd recommend grabbing a copy of my Treadmill Trainer Volume 1 workout for beginners.=> CLICK HERE to get started with the Treadmill Trainer Volume 1! Try the Treadmill Trainer.
The elliptical is a mainstay in the gym for good reason: its easy on the joints and provides a great cardio and total-body workout. These elliptical programs will provide you with a totally impact free cardio workout routine.