basically meant for running, walking and jogging. But few realize
that to get the optimum benefits, one must follow some treadmill
workouts is a particular fashion. It must be followed with complete
discipline and done exactly as shown in the workout programs. There
are many treadmill workouts that you can get from various sources.
The treadmill magazines, health
magazines, treadmill exercise instructors and others publish such
treadmill workouts, where you are instructed how to do the workouts.
The workouts of all these sources vary in time period and exercise
Actually, they have
been designed to accomplish various missions like weight loss, muscle
evaluation or simple fitness. If you are using a treadmill for the
purpose of your cardiovascular and overall fitness of the body, then
the following workout would be the best treadmill workout for you.
Start with a warm-up and try to walk
slowly on the treadmill if you are new user. Even if you are
completely comfortable running or walking on it, you must follow
this. This is because you would be starting a new workout program for
you fitness. Warm-up is essential, as it prepares the body for hard
work. Don't raise your speed to more than 1.5 miles per hour or 2.5
km per hour. Remember to relax between workouts for five minutes or
so. And rest one day week.
Warm-up is always necessary, no doubt
whatever form of exercise you do and your degree of expertise. Now,
increase the speed of your walk to 2 miles per hour and perform
jogging two days a week. Make two days as rest period. Take care of
your liquid diet as you will sweat more now. So, maintain the water
volume of your body. Drink at least 5 to 6 liters of water every day.
Mild running, three days a week at
alternate days can be performed. One day brisk walking, one day jog
and three days running with two days of rest. You can schedule the
regimen as per your comfort. But remember warm-up, water and your
diet are essential ingredients of any workout plan. Take care what
you eat. You should start eating good food both in terms of quantity
and nutrient content.
For four days, run at a speed of 6 to 7
miles an hour and three days are marked for rest. After one month you
can continue with two days of rest every week. After this week, your
body is now ready to carry rigorous work. You can increase your
walking and running speed week-after-week and after two months make
it stable for another two months.