Get fit with Lifespan


How Long Should I Run on the Treadmill For?
How Long Should I Run on the Treadmill For?

Treadmills are the go-to cardio machine for a number of reasons; one of the most popular being for the number of different exercise variations available to you. Finding a routine that is right for you can take some time experimenting with speed and incline. As y...

Read More
What Does Running on a Treadmill Do to Your Body?
What Does Running on a Treadmill Do to Your Body?

It is suggested that 30 minutes a day of light to moderate exercise is what we need to be healthy. With cold weather lurking and travel distances between home and the gym, it isn’t always easy to get out the door for your daily dose of exercise. However, working...

Read More
What Speed Should I Walk or Run at on the Treadmill?
What Speed Should I Walk or Run at on the Treadmill?

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...

Read More
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.   

Read More
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 home treadmill 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. Ad...

Read More
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...

Read More