I’ll admit it. I’m a treadmill runner year round, but I especially like running on a treadmill inside when the weather is going crazy outside. When I woke up Saturday morning to a blanket of snow and a downpour of wet, sloppy sleet that didn’t look like it was stopping any time soon. I’m not into ice running or the associated broken bones, and with no snowshoes in sight what’s a running gal to do? We bundle up and walk (or drive) to the nearest treadmill!
Now I know there are mill-haters out there, but don’t be too quick to poo-poo it! Heck, I even *gasp* prefer the treadmill! I’ve trained for two marathons on a treadmill, and I firmly believe treadmill workouts DO count as running, contrary to what some runners claim. And for today’s Friday 5 I want to share my reasoning with you with the hope that you too will become a treadmill lover like me! Read more >>