4 Ways To Get More Out Of Your Treadmill Workout

December 27, 2014 2:52 PM

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4 Ways To Get More Out Of Your Treadmill Workout

Treadmills are miserable machines. There's no scenery or fresh air and time just crawls on them. But where there's misery, there's money to be made, and app designers and treadmill manufacturers are on it. Search the iTunes store for "treadmill apps" and you'll find everything from motivation via zombie apocalypse, to famed Olympic runner Jeff Galloway speaking gentle encouragements in your ear.

It turns out there's a scientific reason why our brains loathe the treadmill. "Your brain is an extremely energy dependent organ," explains Art Markman, Ph.D., an University of Texas psychology professor. Markman studies goals and motivations, and is the author of Smart Change: Five Tools to Create ...

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