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Home Treadmill Training: Burning More Calories On Your Incline Trainer

UPDATED, November 6, 2020

Many people may turn to treadmill training as a great way to boost their calorie burn. By using a treadmill, specifically a NordicTrack Incline Treadmill, you may burn more calories than on a regular treadmill. 

A NordicTrack Incline Treadmill Can Burn More Calories

A NordicTrack Incline Treadmill may burn more calories than a regular treadmill by offering a greater incline range than other treadmills with a staggering -6% to 40% incline range.

Thanks to the incredible incline range, you can push your body harder than you can at a 0% incline, which may allow you to burn calories at an increased rate.

There are two NordicTrack Incline Treadmills for you to choose from, and all of them have an incline range of -6% to 40%, as well as many other technical features that are the same. 

Ways To Utilize An Incline Treadmill To Ramp Up Your Calorie Burn

Unless you are a regular hill runner, you may likely find it difficult to go at higher incline levels for more than a few minutes at a time, especially if you are maxing out at a 40% incline. To help you utilize your incline treadmill and avoid burning out too quickly, try these training ideas to ramp up your calorie burn.

Utilize iFit® Programs

Using the incredible interactive workouts on iFit will allow you to follow your own personal trainer- led workouts. Your iFit trainer will guide you and automatically adjust your incline treadmill to fit their workout––adjusting the speed and incline to help push you to the next level. With so many iFit workouts that are included with your membership, you’ll surely find a program that best suits your needs.

Add Dumbbells To Your Workout

By adding adjustable dumbbells to your incline workout, you may increase the opportunity to boost your calorie burn. Combining the incline range with the extra resistance from the free weights, you can enjoy greater fitness at a faster pace.

Push Your Hill Intervals

Many runners dread running intervals, whether for speed work or for incline training. But, unlike outdoor intervals, hill intervals on your incline treadmill will be better cushioned and have less impact on your joints. You may also take your hill intervals at a walking pace as you alternate between high incline levels and more moderate ones for a great calorie burn. 


Don’t sell yourself short with just a regular machine––take advantage of investing in your fitness with a NordicTrack Incline Treadmill. By putting in the work with iFit and taking advantage of the impressive incline range, your fitness goals just may be closer within your reach than you had originally thought!

DISCLAIMER: This blog post is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. The above information should not be used to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet, sleep methods, daily activity, or fitness routine. NordicTrack assumes no responsibility for any personal injury or damage sustained by any recommendations, opinions, or advice given in this article. Always follow the safety precautions included in the owner’s manual of your fitness equipment.