Treadmill vs. outside running - BBC programme

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Jan 2016
2:23pm, 30 Jan 2016
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idio
Incline button? You mean I don't have to put bricks under one end to raise it up.
Jan 2016
3:59pm, 30 Jan 2016
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Molesy
I refer the honorable gentleman to Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis.

By setting the treadmill to an incline you are lifting your own body weight through height.
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1:13pm, 16 Feb 2016
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SODIron © 2002
For those that may use a treadmill....the following link provides a reasonable conversion chart for pace / incline etc.

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1:20pm, 16 Feb 2016
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Ness
Thanks, SODIron. That's very useful.
Feb 2016
1:25pm, 16 Feb 2016
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Gobi
I advise against excessive use of the incline
Feb 2016
1:50pm, 16 Feb 2016
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SODIron © 2002
yeah, kinda agree Gobi...if I'm not running a hill session on the treadmill then I just leave the tready at 0%. The link however contains some useful information...it helps the reader to understand that a 09:00/mi mile on the treadmill at 0% is NOT the same as a 09:00/mi mile on the road and, can be used to prep / understand what sort of pace(s) you can expect when running for the same effort on the road.

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saw this today - programme on tonight...

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