Burn 2,000 Calories on the Treadmill
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Burn 2,000 Calories on the Treadmill

Stay slim on your treadmill all season with this 7-day plan from Jenny Hadfield, author of Running for Mortals.
Monday

  • Power walk: 30 minutes
  • Strength-train: 20 minutes

Total: 50 minutes

Tuesday

  • Warm up: Walk easily, then briskly: 3 minutes
  • Power walk: 2 minutes
  • Run fast (but don't sprint): 2 minutes
  • Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 10 times
  • Cool down: Walk easily: 2 minutes

Total: 45 minutes

Wednesday

  • Warm Up: Walk easily: 5 minutes
  • Do your favorite strength-training move: 12 reps
  • Power walk at 4% to 6% incline: 3 minutes
  • Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 6 times
  • Cool down: Walk easily: 5 minutes

Total: 40 minutes

Thursday

  • Warm Up: Walk easily, then briskly: 3 minutes
  • Power walk: 2 minutes
  • Run fast (but don't sprint): 2 minutes
  • Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 6 times
  • Cool down: Walk easily: 3 minutes

Total: 30 minutes

Friday

Saturday

  • Warm Up: Walk easily, then briskly: 5 minutes
  • Power walk: 2 minutes
  • Run fast (but don't sprint): 4 minutes
  • Repeat Steps 1 & 2: 6 times
  • Cool Down: Walk easily: 4 minutes

Total: 45 minutes

Sunday

  • Rest

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, November/December 2008.

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