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Treadmill almost too easy!

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator
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I'm away from home so it seemed crazy not to make use of the gym and pool. Managed the pool every day so far but just one run.

The treadmill I picked was super noisy even with my music cranked up so felt bad for the other bgm users. I had wanted to do a full 10k but the racket meant I only did 34 mins but 5 miles which was super fast.

The speed was in kmh and the distance miles so it was really confusing. I set the speed to 11.5 which at times still felt too slow but that worked out as 6min 51 per mile which is crazy fast for me (normal 9. 30ish) but unrealistic for outdoors. I'll be interested to see what happens when back outdoors after that!

Happy running people! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜

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Berksrover
BerksroverGraduate10

I always thought that treadmill running would be much easier than outdoors, but not seeing much difference at the moment, maybe getting out early morning when it is cooler helps? Fantastic pace by the way,

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator
in reply to Berksrover

Maybe helps I haven't been on a treadmill in decades plus my local pavements are really uneven so running on a flat surface is a luxury! Thank you ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜

Fantastic pace Jo.๐Ÿ‘

You always have had that.๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ

You even had the machine under pressure.Aww poor machine.๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Enjoy it all and the pool.๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator
in reply to Tbae

It's wonderful. Been in the pool every day bar today. Just too wiped out but we're getting up early to enjoy it one last time! ๐Ÿ˜

Sadie-runs
Sadie-runsGraduate10

Wow! That was fast JoJo! I havenโ€™t run on a treadmill in years (other than for gait analysis!) - it would be interesting to see how I would fare on one now. Did you feel at all like a ๐Ÿน hamster?! ๐Ÿ˜‚ xx

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator
in reply to Sadie-runs

Haha!! Not really...Actually I focused on watching my legs. Awful having that mirror right there ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ but nice having a fan built into the machine!!

Sutsha
SutshaGraduate10
in reply to Sadie-runs

I forgot I was on it for gait analysis last week too. Christ that one was bouncy and the belt felt slack. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ He had it up at 7 and it felt really slow, but as it was only a few minutes I've no idea really how a run on it would go.

paulanoo
paulanooGraduate10

Glad you liked it jo-jo. And fab speed. I couldnโ€™t get the hang of the treadmill on my holiday but did it anyway. I had to put my runs in to Runkeeper manually. Will be glad to get back to bumpy ground running.

GoGo_JoJo
GoGo_JoJoModerator
in reply to paulanoo

I'm looking forward to a "normal" run too. It was fun for occasional but dunno if it's good or bad. My stats didn't seem to show too much effort but that pace was nuts...let's see how home routes are after that! ๐Ÿคฃ

Sutsha
SutshaGraduate10

Good for you Gogo! I can't wait to try the dreadmill advert that report. I've only used it for physio and warm-up in the past. Enjoy the rest of your break! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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