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Beat Treadmill Boredom

Snap out of autopilot with a couple of fresh sessions from celeb trainer Mark Harari, available on his just-released Pulse Tread app (free; iTunes). "The audio coaching made me feel as if I were in a live class," fashion assistant Marla says. (Extra routines are a buck a pop or $5 for a month-long subscription.) Sample one of Harari's 250-plus classes below to bust a new move.

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The Plan Minutes Incline (%) Speed (mph) Activity
0 to 2 0 4.0 to 5.0 Warm-up
2 to 3 0 5.5 Easy run
3 to 5 0 6.0 Moderate run
5 to 6 2 6.0 Moderate run
6 to 7 4 6.0 Moderate run
7 to 9 6 6.0 Moderate run
9 to 10 0 6.5 Hard run/sprint
10 to 12 0 7.0 Sprint
12 to 13 0 4.0 Walk
13 to 16 0 5.0 to 8.5 Alternate a 30-second run with a 30-second sprint. Do 3 sets.
16 to 17 0 4.0 Walk
17 to 20 12 4.0 to 5.0 Walk/easy run
20 to 21 4 5.0 Easy run
21 to 22 4 6.5 to 9.0 Sprint
22 to 23 3 4.0 to 5.0 Walk/easy run
23 to 24 3 6.5 to 9.0 Sprint
24 to 25 2 4.0 to 5.0 Walk/easy run
25 to 26 2 6.5 to 9.0 Sprint
26 to 27 0 4.0 to 5.0 Walk/easy run
27 to 29 0 6.5 to 9.0 Sprint
29 to 30 0 5.0 Cool-down
Now Hear This

Listen to music or your app's how-tos with the latest sporty ear gear.

  • Clip together the Bagis buds by Urbanears necklace-style after your run. ($35, urbanears.com)
  • AfterShokz headphones sit just in front of your ears, so you hear traffic but still get crystal-clear sound. ($80, aftershokz.com)
  • Switch songs or adjust the volume using the remote in the cord of the sweet-fitting Powerbeats wraparounds by Beats by Dr. Dre. ($150, beatsbydre.com)

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, November/December 2013.

 

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gloveshazza wrote:

It's really fun to run while listening to a motivational speaker playlist. I made my own via YouTube!

1/30/2014 03:26:08 PM Report Abuse
cari106 wrote:

You forgot to mention the FIT Radio app!! Silly gooses ;) Definitely check it out -->> www.fitradio.com

11/22/2013 10:41:14 AM Report Abuse

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