Something about visualizing intervals in a virtual landscape makes hard workouts easier. | Image: Peloton
I hate treadmills.
I understand their usefulness and why a person might want one. But for me, they’re a last resort, only to be used when weather conditions make outdoor exercise unsafe. I’ve tried so many times over the years, but treadmill running is so boring. It doesn’t matter if it’s a high-tech treadmill with scenic runs, incredible engineering, or a selection of streaming apps — I can’t help but feel like a hamster on a wheel. So I’m as shocked as anyone that I enjoyed playing a demo level of Lanebreak on the Peloton Tread.
Lanebreak starts rolling out to Peloton treadmills today, but the game itself isn’t new. It’s an in-app video game that Peloton launched for its bikes last year. It’s essentially what you’d get if you mashed…