Make the Most of Your Tread Mill Workout

By Mary Collins

June 18, 2010 Updated May 8, 2008 at 12:16 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, IN- (Indiana's NewsCenter) --- If you like to get your daily dose of exercise on the treadmill, chances are you're in need of a new routine.

Or maybe you have some excerise equipment at home that you know you should be using, but instead it doubles as a coat hanger.

In this report Dr. Jamey Gordon of Fort Wayne Physical Medicince shows Mary Collins and Ryan Elijah how to shake it up on the treadmill and make the most of our time.

He explores the importance of an incline, but stresses not too much.
he also offers inspiration for anyone needed that extra push to jump start a new cardio routine.

And if you think you've seen and done it all to get fit on the treadmill, he shows us one sure trick to really burn calories and build muscle.

This story is one in a series to help get you ready for Indiana''s NewsCenter's Fort-4-Fitness Challenge.

Chances are you or someone you know needs to make a lifestyle change.

Maybe you have high cholesterol, need to shed a few pounds, or you battle high blood pressure. Whatever your challenge, one thing's for sure: being active will help.

September 27, 2008, hundreds of people will fill Fort Wayne's streets in the first "Fort 4 Fitness" half marathon.

We're challenging you to be among them, and until that day, Indiana's NewsCenter will be helping to inspire you to do just that.




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