Firstly, the piglet has nothing to do with the rest of the post below. But quick oink update: we’re down to eight piglets after another unfortunate rolling incident.
I’ve sat on my rear for the last three and a bit months with little or no exercise because of the two broken wrists situation. This has made me nervous to walk outside when it’s even slightly damp, so running outside is definitely not an option. So instead, can someone please tell me how to run on a treadmill please? I know it seems like an odd question – surely you just run, right? I can walk on a treadmill fine, just not run on one. But I try to speed up and end up doing a funny skipping hiccupy looking thing. It just doesn’t seem normal to run while not actually moving forward! And at the same time I’m convinced that perky gym girl beside me that doesn’t seem to sweat will be judging my running technique as she bounces along on her treadmill. The only other person not running on the twenty treadmills going are me and the sixty year old man in the front row. Why don’t they have ‘treadmill running’ classes available to gym newbies? I can’t be the only one with this affliction.
And the most important question of all is: how easy is it to fall over while running on a treadmill?!