10-06-2004, 10:39 AM #1Associate Member
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Cardio question:Run on a tredmill or jog on the streets
which is better for cardio?
10-06-2004, 10:52 AM #2
Treadmills are easier on the joints. However, if HR's are eqauted there is no difference.
I would encourage a treadmill to save the knees and back. Also, you can control the grade on a treadmill, which makes it easier to stay within your target training zones.
10-06-2004, 11:31 AM #3
Treadmills have control over environment and speed. Running outside gives change of scenery and fresh air not hot sweaty gym air. Treadmills suck IMO.
10-06-2004, 12:01 PM #4
outside....many people can run on a treadmill for miles, but once they try to jog on the streets, their done after a few ...........jogged outside is def. superior is to a treadmill
10-11-2004, 10:19 PM #5
They're both pretty much the same, except that running on the streets, you have to stop sometimes and there it's often hard to stay hydrated for 30 mins. I personally prefer treadmill because I can watch TV and run.
10-12-2004, 12:52 AM #6
I don't know about you bro's but what about the sprints.......
When training I've found that sprints kick everything up a notch.
10-26-2004, 10:15 AM #7
Treadmill running out side kills your lungs to much smog lol depending on where you live.
10-26-2004, 10:19 AM #8
Living here in Toronto, one can only jog outside 3 months outta the year so Iv grown accustomed to doing cardio indoors.....my .02 cents
10-26-2004, 10:21 AM #9
treadmill sucks, harsh on the knees/ankles/lower back. if you have a clay track at a local HS thats a lot better.
10-26-2004, 10:44 AM #10
Whatever keeps your heart rate in the zone you are striveing for is what you should be doing. I personally do both. If it's nice out I will go for a nice run, but if it's raining or something I will hit the treadmill at the gym. I bike ride a lit too so that works for me.
10-26-2004, 01:05 PM #11
i would chose outside running, not so boring
10-26-2004, 02:45 PM #12
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