8 Treadmill Exercises That Aren’t Running

2) Side Shuffles
Side shuffles work both your inner and outer thighs, while also toning you calves and doubling as a cardio exercise.

 

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Stand sideways on the treadmill with your knees slightly bent, and bring the speed up to between 3 and 5.5 mph. Perform quick and rapid side shuffles, making sure to land softly on the balls of your feet. Switch sides.

3) Low (Squat) Side Shuffles
This exercise works your hard-to-hit glute medius—basically, your side butt. Nice.

 

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Stand sideways on the treadmill, and get into a quarter-squat position, keeping your chest up and core braced. Bring the speed up to 1 to 2 mph. Staying in the quarter-squat position, step toward the front of the treadmill with your closest leg, and then follow with your opposite leg. Switch sides.

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