Thursday, June 26, 2008

Treadmill versus Road Running - and Gym Workouts

Followed up a day of road running with a treadmill day. Running on the road versus running on a treadmill is incredibly different. My Nike+ ipod even thinks so because it doesn't agree with the treadmill speed. I can knock out 6:20 miles all day on a treadmill, but running on the road I struggle to hit 7:45 miles. I know that putting the treadmill on an incline of 1 - 1.5 better simulates actual road conditions. I actually love treadmills for interval training and working up an intense sweat. I also find treadmills great for conditioning and cardio. I mean crank it up to 10.0 or higher and what are you gonna do? Stop? Nah, run till you can't and back it down till you are ready to go again.

Anyways, did arms two days ago. Joined LA Fitness yesterday. They have a pool to help with my triathalon training. I did a shoulder and leg workout yesterday. Not too sore yet, but it feels good to be back in the gym again. I'm taking my life and body back.


Koddy said...

I love racing!
working out is a great way to be in shape, but I would ratter to go jogging instead been at one place repeating flexion after flexion, that's so boring.
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Amy said...

This run looks great...I love running too...