Pumping up the incline on the treadmill not only tones your tush and legs, increases your endurance, and can help improve your speed, but also burns crazy calories ¡ª significantly more than with no incline. Need a little more proof? Check out the chart below for some inspiring numbers.
*All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman.
|Pace (minutes per mile)
||Calories burned in 30 min at 0% incline
||Calories burned in 30 min at 5% incline
||Calories burned in 30 min at 10% incline
||Calories burned in 30 min at 15% incline
7 (8.5 mph)3915266157088 (7.5 mph)3384645506309 (6.6 mph)30042048255810 (6 mph)27036342048211 (5.5 mph)24332639243212 (5 mph)216296362394Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography