Prevention: 10 Scary-Common Treadmill Mistakes

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A treadmill comes in handy for those dark, cold days when you can’t gather up the motivation to walk or run outdoors

Treadmills are the most popular piece of exercise equipment, clocking in at over 4.7 million sold in 2011, according to the National Sporting Goods Manufacturer’s Association.

Using one seems simple enough, but you can still develop bad habits that can sabotage your results—and even lead to injury.

Here are the 10 most common treadmill mistakes and what experts say you can do to correct them to further improve your training:

10. You’re on autopilot … [Read more]