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No Treadmill? Try This

If you love running outside, but aren't into Winter running, you may opt for using a treadmill. Buying one can be pretty pricey and so can joining a gym (those monthly payments really add up).

Check out this creative and less-expensive option using a door, a resistance band, and a door anchor.


NO TREADMILL? NO PROBLEM. HERE IS A GREAT TIP - Funny videos are here

This does seem a bit dorky, but it really provides an excellent workout. Tell me in the comment section below if this is something you would do.

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lady-T lady-T 9 years
that looks sooooo funny..i think if i saw someone doing it here id burst out laughing!!
chancleta chancleta 9 years
wow effective and cheap? i would!
moni603 moni603 9 years
I would definitely do this -- especially when I'm traveling since the equipment is light & I never know what conditions will be at the place I'm traveling to!
luloops luloops 9 years
So what if he looks silly. I don't think he does. I think this a great idea!! My husband, who is a trainer has used similar movements with his clients with excellent results.
blondie829 blondie829 9 years
hhahah this totally made my day - so funny! if i didnt have a treadmill, i'd give it a shot.
almostloli almostloli 9 years
hahahhah so dorky :D but must work out tho
nikodarling nikodarling 9 years
Crazy. I have to try this.
sunshyne sunshyne 9 years
HAHAHA!
Neural Neural 9 years
Yeah, I think it'd hurt my tummy. Plus I don't think any of my doors would stay shut.
fashionhore fashionhore 9 years
OMG are you guys kidding me? There are much more dorky looking workouts out there right now. This guy looks plain in shape to me. I would def. try this (I'm doing it tonight) because right now it's icy outside, and I can't run without thinking I am going to fall and crack open my head. Thanks Fit!
laluna27 laluna27 9 years
It might hurt your tummy.
laluna27 laluna27 9 years
I'd try it, if I knew it worked my body the same.
SkinnyMarie SkinnyMarie 9 years
I think I might start doing things like this in conjunction with the treadmill.
fourliltadpoles fourliltadpoles 9 years
Would you not get a major rash/burn where the band touches your mid-section? It just looks uncomfortable.
Feesje Feesje 9 years
I think it's cool. It's a cheap way to work out, and I'm always in for that. :)
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 9 years
hahahha omg that was so funny. I would totally hurt myself doing that. I really want one. Where can we get the components Fit?
dleighl dleighl 9 years
I kept waiting for someone to open the door.
PixelatedKD PixelatedKD 9 years
Haha, it actually looks like fun to me!
backnskinnyjeans backnskinnyjeans 9 years
I was waiting for Steve-O to pop into the video...lol...I think I might try this when traveling. Could be something good to kill time and burn calories in the hotel room.
emlod10 emlod10 9 years
i feel like i might break the door before i got a good workout!
karlorene karlorene 9 years
hmmm well if the guys from 300 did it ;)
WorldTrekker WorldTrekker 9 years
Most of what he was doing could be done without the bad. The running bit basically looked like he was marching in place. Maybe I need to try it myself though...
Swen Swen 9 years
I so want to try this. I'm always too lazy to go to the gym so I love finding stuff I can do at home, especially if it requires little space. This also seems fun to do since there are a variety of exercises and I tend to get bored with just running. Does anyone know where to get the band and door anchor?
iamangiepooh iamangiepooh 9 years
haha if i got that desperate to work out i would definitely give it a try :)
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