Hello to you today! Happy Wednesday. By the end of the week, occasionally I have a really difficult time thinking of a good workout and also feeling motivated. Two things I know for sure, I’m more likely to do the workout if it’s already planned and intervals are my best friend. That’s why I love this Treadmill Incline Workout, it’s already written out and the intervals make the time go by fast.
Be sure to check the end of the post to find out how you could win a Takeya Bottle.
I was inspired to write this workout after two trips to Barry’s Bootcamp while out in Los Angeles. And Barry’s is soon coming to DC! YAY! Every time we attending class, the treadmill workout was always different, but I loved the intervals and using the incline. Now in a traditional Barry’s workout you would spend some time on the treadmill and on the floor doing exercises. But I just wanted to focus today on the cardio portion. Read below for a short description of each block I included in the workout.
You will start the workout by warming up with a light jog or walk on the treadmill.
Then you’re ready for the intervals, complete block 1. I wrote suggested speeds, but do whatever works for you. You increase speed the entire time throughout the block which is what makes it so tough! For the first block I keep the incline low at 1.0 to represent actual running on pavement.
When you’re finished with block 1 you’ll complete block 2. In block 2 you start moving the incline up more and are still changing speeds. Repeat both blocks two to three more times for a great cardio and HITT workout.
Some people are cardio lovers, others prefer strength training, I like to think I enjoy a mix of both, it really depends on my mood. But I always think interval workouts on the treadmill go by SO incredibly fast. And I hope this workout does for you too!
You should never complete a treadmill or any workout without some water to rehydrate nearby. At Blogfest this year we received a Takeya 24 ounce insulated stainless steel bottle. Not only do I love the color, It also keeps water or any beverage super cold for hours! Like I’m talking I put three ice cubes in my water at night and in the morning they’re still there, amazing!
The insulated bottle keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot up to 12. I also love the rubber bumper on the bottom to prevent dents and dings, and it can be quietly set down. The spout lid allows you to sip or pour your beverage without removing the entire lid or getting it all over yourself like I used to do with other water bottles.
My friends at Takeya have offered to giveaway one of their 24 ounce bottles in your CHOICE of COLOR. All you have to do is:
I’ll choose and notify a winner on Monday September 4th. Must live in the US to enter.
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Linking up with Annmarie for Wild Workout Wednesday. And check out great Gym or At Home Workouts on my Fitness Page.
What’s your go to workout lately?
Do you move the incline on the treadmill?
Water or sports beverage when working out?