One of the best things I read on Instagram in all of 2017 was Esther Atkins saying it’s not a “dreadmill,” it’s a “dreammill.” Yes, running outside is totes the best — I’m not sure anyone ever started running because the treadmill was so inspiring.

But the treadmill is a great tool to keep your training on track and your dreams in sight, especially in the winter months when it’s dark all the damn time and the weather stinks. Knowing it’s a great tool doesn’t make it less boring, though.

We rounded up our favorite podcast, show and movie recommendations over at Salty Running — click here for the full post!