They work by using a wide conveyor belt and a motor to create a surface on which you can walk or run on while staying at one place. High-end machines let you control speeds and add gradient to the base of the treadmill for additional resistance, thereby creating an uphill climb like condition for you to test your muscles on. Many believe treadmills to be the perfect accessory for getting a comprehensive cardiovascular workout but when it comes to weight loss, they aren’t all that effective. This article is here to set the record straight and tell you just how useful treadmills can prove to be in weight loss workouts. Here goes:
Target Heart Rate and Fat Burning Zone
Running is a comprehensive workout but it will only be effective in terms of weight loss when you are able to get your heart rate in the fat burning zone for a minimum of 30 minutes. Treadmills with digital consoles allow you to monitor your body vitals and ensure that your workout reaches up to the desired levels. If you are able to sustain a session with your vitals at 65-75% of your heart rate while running on a treadmill, you will be able to burn enough calories and create a marked difference on your weight levels.
Incline treadmills for an added challenge
Many treadmills allow users to set an incline for the running surface, creating an uphill running situation that will add yet another level of challenge to your workout. Incline walking interspersed with flat walking or running will help strengthen your calves, thighs and knees while putting adequate pressure on your buttocks for getting the targeted inch loss that you have been hoping for. Plus, it allows you to burn more calories than normal and create a sustained calorie deficit that is necessary for sustainable weight loss.
Putting yourself through the paces
Treadmills are a great way to enhance the challenge you are setting for yourself for getting better results from a workout. It allows you to access varied levels of exercise by setting resistance levels, changing your workout frequency, adding varied degrees of incline and monitoring vitals for more targeted training. Running and walking is considered to be the best full-body workout that anyone can follow and you can get maximum advantage of this form of exercise through a treadmill.
The option of getting a comprehensive cardio and fat burning workout without even having to step out your door – now that makes weight loss truly convenient, doesn’t it? Go ahead and get a treadmill for your gym to add a definitive edge to your overall fitness regime. You will love the benefits that this form of workout with fetch for your body. Order your treadmill today!
Mr. Chen, Sales Manager, Gymsportz Fitness
Gymsportz.sg is one of the leading exercise equipment online suppliers in Singapore. It was founded in 2009. They provide a huge variety of home use and various commercial equipment suiting the corporate and individuals’ need for fitness equipment.