With the recent ice storm last weekend, slippery roads and our dark cold New England mornings, I am reminded that the treadmill is really my friend. It’s easy to think of it as the “dreadmill”. Am I a hamster in a wheel? It doesn’t have to be a boring and mind numbing exercise. In fact, I have actually found that for some runs and for some of the athletes I coach a treadmill is preferred for certain workouts.