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  • Writer's pictureMichael Nielsen

Treadmill Running (#13)

Updated: Jan 30, 2023

In today’s episode, I answer a listener question about treadmill running.

What are your thoughts about treadmill running? Should it only be used when you are desperate, can you use it to your advantage in training?

I dig into this question, and look at some of the pros and cons of treadmill running. I also review the interesting history of how the treadmill was invented. You will be pleasantly surprised!

Episode Highlights:

  • The history of the treadmill. Why was it invented, and for what purpose? You will see shadows from the original description to the modern day version.

  • The Pros of using a treadmill for your training. Tips include: how best to utilize a treadmill for hill repeats and what % to set the treadmill at for regular use.

  • The downsides of using a treadmill for training. And yes, you can still get hurt on a treadmill!

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