Running on a Treadmill

A treadmill is a great addition to any home gym.  Once you have purchased the machine you may find yourself wondering if running or walking on the machine is best for you. Both running and walking on a treadmill can offer great results if you want to lose weight or tone the muscles in your legs. However, there are many other benefits associated with running and walking on a treadmill.


Running on a treadmill is an excellent way to lose weight.  30 to 40 minutes each day running on the treadmill will help you shed unwanted pounds quickly.  A great cardio workout, running can help strengthen your heart and ward off diseases in the future.  Other benefits of running on a treadmill daily include a decrease in depression or anxiety, obesity, bone and muscle loss, and risk for cancer.  Running on a treadmill can improve your immune system.  Once your body is in shape and you are exercising on a daily basis, you will look and feel better on both the inside and the outside. If you have never taken the opportunity to run on your treadmill, consider doing so.  Start out at a slow pace and gradually increase.  Running may be difficult in the beginning but you will find that your body will quickly adjust to running.

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