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What Speed Should I Walk or Run at?
What Speed Should I Walk or Run at?

When it comes to starting a treadmill workout you may wonder what speed to walk or run at. You don’t want to set the speed too high and overdo it, but you also don’t want to move too slow and miss making the most out of your session. The ‘ideal’ speed to set you...

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Is Treadmill Speed the Same as Real Speed?
Is Treadmill Speed the Same as Real Speed?

At first glance, running on the treadmill seems relatively similar to running outdoors. While technique is similar, there are a few comparable differences that will impact running speed.   

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What is Treadmill Incline?
What is Treadmill Incline?

Switching up your treadmill's incline is a great way to make the most out of your machine and reap some great fitness benefits. Adjusting your treadmill's incline involves raising or lowing the platform in order to match the gradient of walking uphill. Adjusting...

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Do You Need to Wear Shoes on a Treadmill?
Do You Need to Wear Shoes on a Treadmill?

Wearing shoes while you walk around the house is optional but is it also optional to wear shoes on the treadmill? Whilst going barefoot on the treadmill may seem like a harmless idea, it will end up doing more harm than good. It is recommended to always wear run...

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Spin Bike Buying Guide: What to Look for in a Spin Bike
Spin Bike Buying Guide: What to Look for in a Spin Bike

Translation Hi guys, Peter Day here from Lifespan Fitness. Today we’re going go through some of the key features and differences in our spin bike range to help take the hard work out of buying your first spin bike. Buying your first spin bike can be overwhel...

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Functional Training: Everything You Need to Know
Functional Training: Everything You Need to Know

You may have heard the buzzword ‘functional training’ floating around the gym or on social media. Functional exercises are largely incorporated into workout classes, most commonly in HIIT and pump sessions. Some of your favourite exercises may be considered func...

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