Treadmill Workouts Infographic

Whether you’re a long time reader or you are new to, I think it’s safe to say it isn’t much of a shocker to anyone that we are big fans of treadmills, more specifically NordicTrack Treadmills, and are also fans of the workouts they provide.

This infographic details the specific muscles being toned while running on the treadmill. Those muscles include: the heart, quadriceps, calves, hamstrings, and the glutes.

It also provides 10 interesting facts about treadmill workouts. Some of our favorites include:

  • “On the treadmill you should set incline from 1% to 3% so you stimulate the body movement as it would be in overground running.” – read more about these benefits in Incline Workout on Your Treadmill.
  • “Treadmills monitor performance easier because of the advanced software installed in their consoles.” – treadmills such as the NordicTrack X9i Incline Treadmill allows you to track your progress not only right in front of you, but online as well to easily monitor and track past and future workout schedules.
  • “It’s easier [to] follow any training program on the treadmill because you set your goals and the treadmill helps you control the workout intensity.” – read more about the Benefits of Race Training on the Treadmill.
  • “Running on a treadmill is usually easier on the joints than running on pavement…the treadmill is [also] easier than running outdoors.” – read more about these facts in Why Is Running on a Treadmill Easier?

The infographic also goes into detail all the many of benefits of incline and decline features on treadmills. Be sure to check out the infographic below to see why you should be incorporating both into your treadmill workouts! The be sure to try out these treadmill workouts to start reaping the benefits of treadmills!!!

Treadmill Workouts