Thursday, January 31, 2013
OUTDOOR RUNNING vs TREADMILL
For runners we would all love to run outside in a magical world where the weather is perfect year round (Hawaii). Depending on the time of year, the evenings in Las Vegas around 5-7 pm can be optimal. I've had nights where I feel like I could run forever and it can be quite exhilarating.
Unfortunately the weather and our schedule does dictate our ability to run outdoors and this is where our gym memberships become a benefit because nothing does it like running.
A treadmill offers a lot of advantages but if your goal is to really push yourself and burn calories then outdoor running is the way to go.
Here is a look at a recent study: