STRIDE writes for MapMyRun: 5 Treadmill Myths
The folks at MapMyRun recently tracked down STRIDE’s Program Director, Leanne Pedante, for her help dispelling common treadmill myths.
The treadmill often gets a bad rap and quite unfairly. Not only is it a remarkable machine, but it also offers some major benefits when it comes to your training. “In some people’s minds, treadmills are still synonymous with the mind-numbing task of trudging through boring, monotonous, steady-state cardio,” admits Leanne Pedante, program director and head coach at STRIDE, a fitness studio in Pasadena, California. “However, the treadmill’s reputation has changed a lot in the past five years with the growing popularity of treadmills in high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts.”