Treadmill training is increasingly common for runners who continue to train through the winter. With frigid temperatures and icy conditions, many runners must resort to the controlled climate of the gym to run on a treadmill.
But running in place for miles is so boring! Treadmills are the bane of many runners during winter training; it’s no surprise they’re often called “dreadmills.”
If you have an important race coming up, they might be your only option to get in crucial workouts and mileage. If you absolutely must use the treadmill during inclement weather, there are certain ways to alleviate the boredom, and ensure you don’t feel like a human hamster.