Jogging on Treadmill

Beginner Level of Difficulty

Jogging on the treadmill is a beginner level cardio exercise. This is a great exercise to use as a warm-up or for intervals during or after a workout.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

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Calves

Calves (calf muscles) influence the ankles and contribute to overall ankle strength. Strengthening your calf muscles will help your balance and performing movements such as running, walking and jumping.

Equipment Used


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Treadmill

The treadmill is an indoor exercise machine that simulates running or walking while staying in one place.

Exercise Instructions


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Step 1

Start at an appropriate speed based on your fitness level.

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Step 2

Jog lightly for the recommended length of time.

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Step 3

Slow the treadmill down or jump off to stop.