Treadmill Vs Outdoor Running

Everyone always wonders what I run on- treadmill or outdoor. Well, living in Colorado I do love running outside but after one fall on the ice I get good use out of my treadmill during the winter. This is a quite write up on the pros and cons to consider before purchasing a treadmill of your own (they ain’t cheap!) Enjoy!

Treadmill vs Outdoor running

Treadmill vs Running Outside: Pros vs Cons

If you’re just getting into running and trying to figure out which style of running works best for you, it may be a bit difficult to decide. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some things to think about:

 

The Treadmill

If you are just starting to run, this option was likely the first to cross your mind. Many gyms offer treadmills to their clientele and if you’re really serious about running you can purchase one for your home.

Pros

Running on a treadmill allows you to easily track your progress. If you are someone who is motivated by numbers, this might be a good way to keep you on track to achieve your running goals. Treadmills also allow you to grow as a runner at your own pace and keep yourself accountable to finishing a workout properly. The treadmill will act as a coach and help you maintain the correct speed and duration for interval workouts. They are also ideal for cold and rainy climates that commonly receive

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