Slim Your Legs With Treadmill Workouts

Treadmill training can help you stay in shape and lose fat from your entire body, including your legs. Your lower body muscles can quickly get toned if you work out on a treadmill daily. Walking and jogging will help you stimulate your leg muscles. Add an incline or interval training to increase calorie burn.

Cardiovascular Training

If you want to slim your legs, you should lose fat and develop muscles. Treadmill training can help you burn a lot of calories and your fat will be reduced. To lose 1 lb. of fat, you have to burn 3,500 calories more than you intake. For example, if your weight is 155-lb., you can burn 298 calories in 30 minutes by jogging at a 5-mph.

Incline Training

Incline training can help you develop beautiful leg muscles. With each incline interval increase, you build up your muscle and burn fat in your legs. Warm up on your treadmill for 5 minutes, and increase the incline to 3%. After 5 minutes, increase the treadmill incline to 4%, and continue all way up to 10%.

Interval Training

Did you know that interval training burns more calories than cardiovascular training? Interval training involves combination of short intense cardio activity and a recovery activity. Interval training on your treadmill will help you melt fat from your legs. Here is a great example of interval training:

Treadmill Pushing

If your treadmill got broken, you can still use it to slim your legs. Treadmill pushing is an exercise where you use your own leg strength to push the belt on the treadmill. Don’t forget to warm up before treadmill pushing exercise. After you are ready to start active training, go to your treadmill. Hold onto the handles, push the treadmill belt with your legs using strong, lunge steps. Slowly increase the speed of your push. Continue exercising for 5 minutes, then turn on the machine and walk for 5 minutes. Repeat treadmill pushing and power walking 3 times.

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