BYU Study Examines Underwater Treadmill Workout

BYU Study Examines Underwater Treadmill Workout

Is running on an underwater treadmill as effective as running on a land-based treadmill?  That’s the question researchers at Brigham Young University sought to uncover with their recent study involving 18 participants.

The dozen-and-a-half runners’ cardiorespiratory responses were measured during carefully-monitored workout sessions.  (To throw another nuance into the study, participants wore shoes in the water for some sessions to measure intensity and resistance with and without footwear.)

What was the result?  Check it out HERE!


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