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30 Minute Treadmill Hill Climb

Good Monday morning!  I hope you had a great weekend!  Mine was full of a BBG workout and an amazing hike in Boulder.  Now I’m feeling fit, still tired from the heat and the sun rolling through Denver, and relaxed from my first weekend home in a month.  (Although wedding planning is not helping to relax me one bit, ha!)  But now to our Treadmill Hill Climb!

When I was updating Pinterest this past week, I realized how few cardio-based workouts I really had available.  I’m in love with pumping out a HIIT or resistance workout and strength-training has been where I’ve seen most of my success in the past few years.  But, at the end of the day, sometimes you just want to sweat it out!

For cardio workouts, Ray and I still love to go to the gym.  Sometimes we’ll go on a casual run around the neighborhood, but sticking to our routine has been best practice from our side.  The elliptical and I have ad many a hot date lately… because the treadmill is so BORING!  So I made it my goal to make the treadmill enjoyable!

Treadmill Hill Climb

Hill climbs keep things interesting and keep me committed to consistent improvement.  If anything, I often most struggle on the decline!  If you need to move speeds up or down, DO IT!  Always be willing to modify your workouts to do what feels like your working hard, but nothing should be painful.  Make sure you’re staying in the zone and staying committed.  You’ve got this!

More Cardio Workouts

In case you’re in more cardio workouts, below are some of my favorites!

  • This Cardio Shred & Sculpt workout mixes resistance training with some of my favorite cardio moves.
  • Cardio Baseline Workouts have been my go=to at various points in my fitness journey to get me back on track.
  • While this At Home Cardio Circuit is older, it’s still the perfect way to get blood pumping when you don’t have equipment handy.

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7 Comments

  • Reply Heather @ Polyglot Jot

    Sometimes i love throwing on some music and dancing for a quick fun cardio session. i know it sounds silly but i really get a good sweat from that!

    June 20, 2016 at 11:25 am
    • Reply semisweettooth

      Not at all! I totally do that when cleaning and definitely get a good sweat in. Great call!

      June 21, 2016 at 7:59 am
  • Reply Emmaly Knecht

    Thank you for sharing this, i was just getting to that point where my treadmill routine getting mighty boring. Im excited to see how it goes!
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    June 20, 2016 at 12:55 pm
    • Reply semisweettooth

      Totally with you! I did it again yesterday and added in some sprints in the 4.0 and 3.5 section. Definitely modify it to be where you want to be!

      June 21, 2016 at 8:00 am
  • Reply Rebecca

    I’m definitely going to have to try this!! Thanks for sharing, girlie 🙂

    June 20, 2016 at 9:43 pm
    • Reply semisweettooth

      For sure! Like I said, definitely modify and make the workout what you want it to be. We have different levels and abilities, so we always have to be willing to adjust accordingly. 🙂

      June 21, 2016 at 8:01 am
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