How To Mimic Trail Running On Your Treadmill

People that like to trail run are often quite resistant to training on treadmills. The monotony of running in place on an exercise machine can feel like too much for someone that loves to be out in the elements of nature. Yet, the reality is that if you love running there will be times of the year when using a treadmill is … [Read more...]

Is It Okay Wear Trail Running Shoes On The Treadmill?

There are many reasons why you might find yourself wearing your trail running shoes when you’re about to hop on a treadmill. Whether you run on a treadmill often or only occasionally, you might be wondering what effect the running belt will have on your running shoes (and vice versa). Today, we’ll dive into whether it’s … [Read more...]

Treadmill or Recumbent Bike – Which One Should You Choose?

No matter your level of fitness, there are many different workout equipment options on the market that can help you reach your goals. Two popular pieces of equipment are the recumbent bike and treadmill. They can both either be used at the gym or in the comfort of your own home; and both offer great benefits. So you might … [Read more...]

Treadmills And Sciatica – Everything You Need To Know

Sciatica is defined as inflammation and irritation of the sciatic nerve secondary to compression or pinching. The sciatic nerve starts in the low back and branches down the back of both legs. The most common cause of sciatica is a herniated disc that is putting direct pressure on the sciatic nerve root exiting the spinal … [Read more...]

Zach Bitter Breaks 100 Mile Treadmill World Record On NordicTrack Treadmill

Ultrarunners bring the concept of endurance running to a whole new level. To qualify as an ultrarun, it is commonly accepted that a race must be at least 50 kilometers (31 miles) or beyond (up to 100+ miles). This year, endurance athlete Zach Bitter has crushed two incredible records in the ultrarunning world. He is … [Read more...]

How Accurate Is Your Treadmill Distance Readout?

Treadmills are a great exercise tool for boosting your overall fitness, regardless of what your specific running goals are. You can use a treadmill for general fitness, cross-training, or getting ready for a race when the weather is bad (or even during a pandemic!). Most treadmill models are equipped with the ability to … [Read more...]

Financing A Treadmill – What You Should Know

Having a treadmill at home is a great way to get moving and stay fit on your own time. While there are great benefits to working out in the comfort of your own home, larger exercise equipment pieces, like a treadmill, might be way outside your budget. When money is an issue, treadmill financing is a better way that allows … [Read more...]

Spin Bike vs Treadmill – Which Is A Better Fit For Your Home Gym

There are many potential benefits to having a home gym. Whether it’s been raining for a week straight or you have an extremely tight schedule, having the right set up for your home gym can boost your workout potential. Which types of equipment are best for you depends on a lot of factors. A common question is whether a spin … [Read more...]

3 Things To Consider Before Renting A Treadmill

The rate of gym memberships have slowly declined over the last decade thanks to the continued growth of home gyms. The year 2020 has pushed more people than ever to work out at home due to physical and social distancing measures and restrictions. Having a large piece of exercise equipment like a treadmill is a great way to … [Read more...]

Everything You Need To Know About Zwift For Your Treadmill

Using a treadmill is a great way to get in a run to work toward your fitness goals. Running is a great form of exercise for building strength and endurance while boosting metabolism. Yet, many people find running a treadmill to be quite monotonous after a while. What people tend to be missing is running outside with a … [Read more...]