A Treadmill is a perfect solution for a workout in any weather. It is very difficult to go out in cold weather. I am freezing in this wired cold weather. I am very willing to go out for walking. But I cannot do it because of the stressful weather. You can easily complete your Treadmill walking workouts if you have a treadmill at home.
You can complete your cardio workout, interval workouts even the hill-climbing if your Treadmill contains a better function with a heart rate sensor, incline feature and interval training option.
Which Treadmill should you buy for Walking Workouts?
Having a treadmill at your home must eliminate many excuses for exercise. So, it would be best if you were motivated when you look at it. Most workout devices are designed for different purposes. So must define your goal for that. There is no doubt that buying a treadmill is a huge investment because good quality treadmills are found with at least $1000 spending.
- Never choose any underpowered and fragile equipment that will not last for a long time. I suggest buying a second-hand treadmill that will be less expensive but excellent in quality.
- You can select a manual Treadmill for walking with long handrails and incline options. You can keep balance, keep your hand on the handrails and avoid injury. The incline option can fulfill your hill-climbing experience that improves your muscle strength.
- You are going to buy a treadmill for your home use. So, please take into your consideration that you select a folding one. That helps you to maximize your living space when not in use it.
- Another important point to consider when selecting your Treadmill is the transportation wheel. A transportation wheel is necessary to move your fitness equipment to a different place (living room, TV room, balcony, back yard etc.).
What to consider before Treadmill workouts Walking?
Some factors need to take into consideration for successful walking workout results.
Walking Shoes: Comfort is an essential part of walking. So, you can not walk for a long time if you do not select the good and proper shoes. So you can find out easily at a different store or online shop. Normally, I never suggest buying shoes from an online store because the size can be mismatched, and the actual comfort could not feel from online purchasing.
Keep you hydrated: During a walking workout, your body will lose much water from your body. So you need to refill the water quantity into your body. It would help if you kept a water bottle near your hand. Most of the Treadmill has water bottle holder with them. So, keep a bottle of water on it and drink it after every 10 min break.
Walking Schedule: A walking schedule is another important part of successful results. Walking in the morning and the evening is the perfect time to get excellent results. Avoid the sunny time because you cannot walk as much as you need, and you will be tired in a short time. A proper workout plans can get better results.
Workout dress: A workout dress keeps you motivated during the workout and gives you flexibility. I suggest you select a flexible dress not loose and not tight to wear that keeps you cool during a workout.
Medical checkup or consult with a doctor: If you are a cardiac patient, pregnant, high-pressure patient or your age is more than 60 years, you should take advice from your physician before starting your walking workout journey.
Walking Technique: Everyone must learn the proper technique for walking. Different walking needs have different walking purposes. Just watch the video that is loaded below to know the walking methods.
Get started Treadmill Walking Workout at Home
So, now that you have got a treadmill at your home, it is time to start walking. There are different goals for different users using Treadmill. Many user get suggestion from personal trainer before started their workout journey. You can also do it if you are a gym or fitness club member.
Walking for improving cardio fitness
Nowadays, the Tendency of walking is going slower than in the previous century. The number of cardiac patients is going high due to less physical activity. Because modern technology reduces human’s physical efforts. As a result, bad cholesterol increases in the blood, leading to cardiac and vascular disease. Physical activity is the only preventive way of cardiac disease. Normally, health professionals suggest (180-210) minutes walking can reduce at least 50 percent of heart disease. You should choose a treadmill with heart rate sensors to scan your cardiac rate.
Walking for weight loss
During your weight loss journey, you must keep patient on your walking. Walking on a Treadmill is the best easy way for weight loss. As per research, it is found that a 160-pound person can 350 calorie burn at moderate speed. So, he can lose 3500 calories in 10 days, equal to 1 pound. So, 160 pounds weight person can reduce 3 pounds body weight monthly by walking 1 hour every day at moderate speed.
Improve muscle strength
Adventurous people take hill tracking for muscle strengthening. If you have a treadmill with an incline option, go hill tracks. Just raise your Treadmill incline tracking 3% and walk for 40 min every day. I ensure that you can improve your muscle strength.
Treadmill walking workouts improves balance and muscle density
Treadmill Dumbbell workout
The Treadmill is known for lower body muscle build-up and weight loss exercise. But, using this workout, you can build your upper body muscles during treadmill time. So, place a dumbbell set next to your Treadmill and start to warm up walking on a treadmill.
- Warm-up exercise for 10 minutes.
- Then 5 minutes for more speed option.
- Then take a rest for 2 minutes.
- Again get on your Treadmill at a lower speed with a dumbbell rising your arm slightly for two minutes.
It is an alternative workout of dumbbell rows, overhead press, hammer curls, triceps extension etc.
Backward Training on interval
If you want to challenge yourself for muscle coordination and balance your body, you can change your movement to backward walking on Treadmill. Your equipment needs extra-large handrails and a safety key for safety. You need to set the pace slower for backward walking on Treadmill. So, take time and slowly build your balance for this workout.
Steady pace treadmill walking
A specific higher speed of walking on the Treadmill helps you maintain better health, fitness levels improve, cardio health, proper weight control, and prevent type 2 diabetes. So it is a better option to keep your body fitness very good using a treadmill at home.
Last but not least, using the Treadmill every day is challenging and hard also. So, I suggest walking a minimum of 210 minutes every week in front of your favorite TV shows. It is easy. So keep walking and keep fit always.