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Running Workout to Break Through Weight-Loss Plateau

A Running Workout to Break Through That Weight-Loss Plateau

Have you been running for a while and the scale has stopped budging? What your body needs is a little shock to the system. In order to keep your metabolism from slowing down, constantly challenging your muscles is a must. You can keep running, just beef up the intensity and mix it up with hills and sprinting intervals. Here's a 40-minute treadmill workout you can follow along with to start seeing some results. Every minute you do something new, either changing the pace or the incline, and since there's so much variation involved in this workout, your body won't even know what hit it — in a good way, of course!

Continue reading to see this over 400-calorie burning treadmill workout.

All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman.

Time
Incline
Pace (mph)
Calories Burned
0:00-5:00
0%
4.0
20
5:00-6:00
0%
6.0
9
6:00-7:00
5%
6.0
12
7:00-8:00
0%
7.5
11
8:00-9:00
10%
5.0
12
9:00-10:00
5%
6.0
12
10:00-11:00
0%
5.0
7
11:00-12:00
0%
8.0
12
12:00-13:00
15%
5.0
13
13:00-14:00
15%
6.0
16
14:00-15:00
15%
7.5
21
15:00-16:00
10%
5.0
12
16:00-17:00
0%
8.0
12
17:00-18:00
0%
5.0
7
18:00-19:00
5%
6.0
12
19:00-20:00
5%
7.5
15
20:00-21:00
5%
8.5
18
21:00-22:00
15%
7.5
21
22:00-23:00
15%
5.0
13
23:00-24:00
0%
5.0
7
24:00-25:00
10%
6.0
14
25:00-26:00
10%
7.5
18
26:00-27:00
15%
5.0
13
27:00-28:00
10%
5.0
12
28:00-29:00
5%
6.0
12
29:00-30:00
5%
8.5
18
30:00-31:00
0%
8.0
12
31:00-32:00
0%
6.0
9
32:00-33:00
10%
7.5
18
33:00-34:00
5%
6.0
12
34:00-35:00
0%
8.0
12
35:00-40:00
0%
4.0
20

Total calories burned: 432

Here is an image-free version to take to the gym.

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HeidiCoumbe HeidiCoumbe 3 years
@Laura15406490 No, I don't think it's whacky! I think it's a challenge. I do my own version of this type of workout and it's INTENSE. If you are a beginner, this workout may not be for you. Modify it until you get to this advanced level. I enjoy the treadmill because I MAKE IT FUN!!
Laura15406490 Laura15406490 3 years
Does anyone else think 7.5 on 15% incline for a minute is whacky?
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