What treadmill speed helps me burn fat and lose weight?

Q: Hey Gale. Can you tell me what speed should I use on my treadmill in order to lose weight? Lisa C.

A: Hi Lisa! Great question, thanks for sending it my way.

The treadmill speed each person uses to gain fitness and lose weight is individual. I like to use five exercise zones based on perceived effort. You can gauge your effort based on your breathing. You can then link this perceived effort and your breathing to pace on the treadmill.

If you are just beginning to exercise or you are early in the exercise process, focus on the first two…Read More »