14 May Benefits of Incline Walking and How to Get Started
Shape: Turn up that treadmill incline and get ready to hike. Here’s why incline walking should be part of your regular workout routine.
Think about the last time you walked uphill. Even if the hill was only slightly steep, chances are you could feel your lower body working extra hard to propel you upward. And once you reached the top of the hill, you likely found yourself winded.
The idea of climbing a hill as part of your workout routine probably doesn’t sound that appealing. But when done regularly and intentionally, there are plenty of benefits to incline walking — which can easily be done and tracked on a treadmill if you live in a flat area without access to rolling hills and hiking trails. Read more…