I came across this video from Merrell and thought it was quite clever. It compares the workout of a runner who goes outside to that of one that is running on a treadmill in a gym. The side-by-side juxtaposition of the two approaches to running is interesting – for about 15 seconds. Then you realize the poor schmuck on the treadmill is boring as hell and mostly just start paying attention to what the other runner is up to.
This pretty much sums up how I feel about running. I’m going to be outdoors all the time, rain, shine, wind, heat or cold. I personally can’t stand to run on a treadmill. But after watching this video, you tell me which looks like it is more fun and interesting.
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