Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Boredom Buster?

More like hump or gut buster. I truly can see how people are pushed to the point of vomiting during a workout. Pinterest. Lovely Pinterest. I wrote out this "Boredom Buster Interval Treadmill Run" that I found on there. Since I do an interval run on Tuesdays I thought it was the perfect time to try something new.

I thought I'd share it in case any of you felt like torturing yourselves.

Now, I know a lot of you do run on an incline when you run on the treadmill. I don't. So, this workout was pretty outside my comfort zone. I had to make several adjustments to it and I STILL only made it to the 35 minute mark. With my 5 minute warm-up I managed 4.2 miles in 40 minutes. I think it was the most intense run I've ever done. When I do intervals, I don't run for 5 minutes at 6.5 or 7.0 mph. I run .25 miles, which at that speed only takes 2.25-2.31 minutes. I was running double that, at an incline! So, now that I've worked out all the numbers, I'm pretty impressed with myself! And so I'm going to attempt it again next week.


  1. It'll be a long time til' I get to this point, but I hope one day I do! Hahaha, that's some fast runnin'!

  2. AWESOME!!! That is some great work...I am going to have to try it now! :)

  3. woah! Way to go. That is a really hard workout! But something to work towards completing. Talk about giving you a whole new challenge!!

  4. The five minutes at 2% & 8.0 is a bit scary!

    Awesome job!!!