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40-Minute Treadmill and Lower-Body Workout

You Need This Hill-Climbing Treadmill Workout in Your Life

Tired of the basic interval workouts you've been doing over and over again? Forget about speed intervals. This treadmill hill workout incorporates one-minute butt-lifting moves to bust through your cardio-machine boredom. Talk about a major butt and thigh burn!

Time Speed Incline Leg work — off the treadmill
0:00-5:00 3.0 1.0 Warmup
5:00-10:00 4.0 6.0
10:00-11:00 Alternating front lunges
11:00-16:00 3.5 8.0
16:00-17:00 Squats
17:00-22:00 3.0 10.0
22:00-23:00 Alternating reverse lunges
23:00-28:00 2.5 12.0
28:00-29:00 Plié squats
29:00-34:00 2.0 12.0
34:00-40:00 2.0 1.0 Cooldown

Be careful getting on and off the treadmill, as it will still be moving. Also, this workout is not one that would work well in a crowded gym, especially if there are people waiting to use the machines. If this is too hard or too easy, adjust the incline and/or speed to fit your level. Don't forget to print this workout — your jeans will thank you!

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