Time To Get Maximum Efficiency From Your Treadmill
Can the treadmill be considered a mini gym? Definitely yes!
Try using this versatile cardio equipment with Clark’s bespoke program. The feature of this program is to work the two areas – upper body and abdominal muscles – that running does not develop. In this way, you will increase your heart rate while running, as well as improve your posture and increase your muscle mass without using any other equipment. Do the following movements after you start and finish your run. Repeat the first move as much as possible in 40 seconds, rest 20 seconds, and take the other action. Make a total of 3 sets.
Turn your back to the treadmill’s screen, hold your arms firmly and lift your feet off the band. Keeping your arms straight, squeeze your stomach and pull your knees to your chest. Return to the starting position by doing the movement in reverse. This one repeats.
Sit on the band, bend your knees, and hold the arms of the treadmill, aligning your hands and shoulders. While squeezing your side back, lift your body off the ground and keep your chest straight. Return to the starting position by doing the movement in reverse. This one repeats.
Lie on the band, bend your knees, hold the arms of the treadmill and hang your upper body in the air. Raise your hips, squeeze your stomach and pull your chest towards the arms of the treadmill as you bring your shoulder blades closer together. Return to the starting position by doing the movement in reverse. This one repeats.
Become a Strong Runner
The weight room is not the only place where strength is important: getting stronger also makes running workouts more efficient (it can even help runners set their personal record). The strengthening routine you see above highlights movements that strengthen the lower body such as lunge and side shuffle, unlike traditional intervals. Moreover, you can do all this on the treadmill. These movements develop the hip, hip flexor, hamstring, quad “jogging muscles” to fight against fatigue. So you will have the power to maintain the same speed from start to finish.