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Specifier: Runaway success

Looking to refresh your treadmill offering? Suppliers give us the lowdown on their top-selling models

Published in Health Club Management 2023 issue 11
 / Matrix Fitness UK
/ Matrix Fitness UK
Chris Porrino
Matrix Fitness UK
Chris Porrino / Matrix Fitness UK
Top seller: Endurance Series Treadmill with touch console

We recently launched a three-tiered cardio offering to make it easier for customers to find the right solution for their needs. This includes the Endurance Series Treadmill with touch console, which is our top seller.

A number of features position this treadmill as popular choice on the gym floor, including a low step-on height, wide running surface and surface cushioning, as well as the touch console with its immersive features, apps, entertainment options and programming.

Matrix Fitness has incorporated an array of customer-focused programmes into the touch console, including Sprint8 – a 20-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout – and 60 Immersive, which provides interactive live course footage.

Additionally, the console offers built-in test protocols, a choice between a 16” or 22” console size, a wireless charging point, a personal customer fan and Treadsense – an auto-stop feature designed to ensure customer’s safety throughout their workout.

The Endurance Treadmill is part of the Matrix Fitness Endurance series and can withstand heavy usage while maintaining an impressive look and feel.

Examples of operators using the Endurance Series Treadmill:
PureGym, The Gym Group, Snap Fitness, Halo Leisure, Live Active Leisure, Abbeycroft Leisure, Oldham Community Leisure and Leicester, Liverpool, Bury, Blackpool and Lancaster councils.

The Endurance Treadmill has an array of customer-focused programmes and interactive live course footage
The touch console features a range of immersive programmes / Matrix Fitness UK
Ella Verhees
Core Health & Fitness
Ella Verhees / photo: Core Health & Fitness
Top seller: Star Trac FreeRunner

Our Star Trac FreeRunner offers a choice between two console options: a 19” embedded screen full of workout content and entertainment choices, and an LCD equipped with single-touch quick keys, Bluetooth, and tap-to-pair technology for wearables.

Users tell us they choose this treadmill due to its comfortable running and walking experience.

The secret sauce is the deck design – we invested a lot of development time and energy into creating the user experience.

Our patented HexDeck System features an aluminium deck supported by a proprietary, hexagonal polymer suspension system, which combines cushioning and responsiveness. As a result, users can get the most out of their workout and feel their absolute best.

Now, more than ever, users are seeking ways to enhance their health and optimise their recovery and this treadmill can play a role in that journey.

Examples of operators using the Star Trac FreeRunner:
Everlast, Crunch, YMCA, UFC, EoS.

The secret sauce is the deck design
The patented treadmill deck is designed for cushioning and responsiveness. Shown here at Everlast / Core Health & Fitness
Nerio Alessandri
Technogym
Nerio Alessandri / Technogym
Top seller: Skillrun

Skillrun was developed side-by-side with academic and research institutes, professional trainers and athletes. It’s designed to train all the key pillars of athletic conditioning and performance.

It’s also the first treadmill powered by Multidrive Technology and offering the Technogym Live User Interface for content.

Skillrun has unique advanced biofeedback to improve a user’s technique while also offering an excellent running experience, with the added benefits of a sled training mode to boost power and parachute training mode to increase speed. The biofeedback analyses the performance of a user’s left and right legs during running exercises, while power drills optimise technique and efficiency.

Skillrun allows speeds up to 18.6mph and gradient to +25 per cent and down to -3 per cent, with a 22 inch wide running belt and instant speed and gradient changes.

With Technogym Live and Technogym Skill Sessions delivered on the console, users are immersed in advanced science-driven training sessions, guided by recognised international instructors and coaches to improve performance.

Examples of operators using Skillrun:
Nuffield, Raffles, CPACE, 1Rebel, Inverclyde Leisure.

Advanced biofeedback improves a user’s technique
Technogym Skillrun delivers advanced biofeedback / Technogym
Erica Tillinghast
Precor
Erica Tillinghast / Precor
Top seller: Precor 800 line treadmill

The Precor 800 line treadmill series offers the reliability, performance and efficiency for operators, while providing comfort for exercisers.

Operators enjoy hassle-free ownership with a warranty rate below 1.5 per cent, integrated asset management on touchscreen models and a pre-waxed belt and deck system that requires limited care.

The patented Ground Effects Technology vertical shock absorption ensures a softer landing and a firmer push-off for exercisers and the integrated footplant technology matches the belt speed to an exerciser’s stride to reduce joint stress and fatigue.

In addition to high performance for the owner and operator, exercisers enjoy a timeless design, top-notch fitness programmes and centralised, tactile speed and incline controls.

The treadmills offer a higher screen angle that falls into an exerciser’s natural path of vision so they can enjoy workouts and media without compromising their training form.

Exercisers experience our widest speed range, as well as incline and decline options for greater training variety. The treadmills also offer our most personalised workout experience, with workout selections such as the new configurable HIIT and heart rate programmes on our latest P84 and P94 consoles.

Our picture-in-picture functionality allows exercisers to quickly toggle back and forth between their workout and their personal media; they can also cast their phone’s entertainment and workout apps directly to their console.

Precor prides itself on a simple and reliable ownership experience. 800 line treadmills offer contoured, open surfaces and smooth lines that are easy to clean.

Beneath the hood, we protect electronics and increase their lifespan by four times with a cooling fan mounted directly to the motor control electronics, which reduces the operating temperature by 20 degrees celsius. Additionally, our Power Factor Correction technology reduces power consumption by up to 30 per cent.

Examples of operators using the Precor 800:
YMCA, Hilton, Gold’s Gym, Wellfit and Midtown Athletic Clubs.

A higher screen angle allows uncompromised training form
Patented shock absorption ensures a smooth landing / Precor
Users can cast phone content directly to their console / Precor
Giovan Giacomo Lamassa
Panatta srl
Giovan Giacomo Lamassa / PANATTA
Top seller: Rossopuro Run

The new Rossopuro Run collected many more orders at launch than we expected, so we’re confident it will become our signature treadmill – it combines a minimalist and modern design with functionality and comfort.

The true soul of Rossopuro is the safety and comfort ensured by the new Activity Pilot, along with a speed of 26 km/h and one of the most generous running surfaces on the market. All functions become immersive with the 21.5” display, which is assisted by a sensor and camera system.

Everything is designed to last; the automatic lubrication system allows the table and belt to be preserved over the years, saving money. The new energy-efficient IE3 motor also allows significant savings on electricity.

Operators using Panatta: Phx Gym, Arnould’s Gym, Fitnastic

Rossopuro Run combines a minimalist and modern design with functionality and comfort
The treadmill has a generous running surface and large display / PANATTA
David Barnickle
Woodway Treadmills
David Barnickle
Top seller: Woodway Curve

We have two distinct ranges of treadmills. Our best-selling motorised treadmill is the 4Front – this is widely used across a number of applications, from HIIT studios, health clubs and corporate gyms right through to elite performance centres and professional sports.

We also have a range of non-motorised Curve treadmills and these are popular, both to sit alongside standard treadmills on the gym floor and for circuit training and home gyms. A workout on a Woodway Curve treadmill burns 30 per cent more calories compared to a standard motorised treadmill, with zero running costs.

Our Woodway running surface is composed of shock absorbing slats and is scientifically proven to reduce harmful shock to muscles and joints. The running surface is able to absorb over 150,000 miles of usage without a belt change.

Examples of operators using Woodway
David Lloyd, Third Space, Gymbox, Virgin Active, Barry’s and Anytime Fitness l

Curve burns 30 per cent more calories than a motorised treadmill
The shock-absorbing slats prevent harm to muscles and joints / Woodway Treadmills
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features

Specifier: Runaway success

Looking to refresh your treadmill offering? Suppliers give us the lowdown on their top-selling models

Published in Health Club Management 2023 issue 11
 / Matrix Fitness UK
/ Matrix Fitness UK
Chris Porrino
Matrix Fitness UK
Chris Porrino / Matrix Fitness UK
Top seller: Endurance Series Treadmill with touch console

We recently launched a three-tiered cardio offering to make it easier for customers to find the right solution for their needs. This includes the Endurance Series Treadmill with touch console, which is our top seller.

A number of features position this treadmill as popular choice on the gym floor, including a low step-on height, wide running surface and surface cushioning, as well as the touch console with its immersive features, apps, entertainment options and programming.

Matrix Fitness has incorporated an array of customer-focused programmes into the touch console, including Sprint8 – a 20-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout – and 60 Immersive, which provides interactive live course footage.

Additionally, the console offers built-in test protocols, a choice between a 16” or 22” console size, a wireless charging point, a personal customer fan and Treadsense – an auto-stop feature designed to ensure customer’s safety throughout their workout.

The Endurance Treadmill is part of the Matrix Fitness Endurance series and can withstand heavy usage while maintaining an impressive look and feel.

Examples of operators using the Endurance Series Treadmill:
PureGym, The Gym Group, Snap Fitness, Halo Leisure, Live Active Leisure, Abbeycroft Leisure, Oldham Community Leisure and Leicester, Liverpool, Bury, Blackpool and Lancaster councils.

The Endurance Treadmill has an array of customer-focused programmes and interactive live course footage
The touch console features a range of immersive programmes / Matrix Fitness UK
Ella Verhees
Core Health & Fitness
Ella Verhees / photo: Core Health & Fitness
Top seller: Star Trac FreeRunner

Our Star Trac FreeRunner offers a choice between two console options: a 19” embedded screen full of workout content and entertainment choices, and an LCD equipped with single-touch quick keys, Bluetooth, and tap-to-pair technology for wearables.

Users tell us they choose this treadmill due to its comfortable running and walking experience.

The secret sauce is the deck design – we invested a lot of development time and energy into creating the user experience.

Our patented HexDeck System features an aluminium deck supported by a proprietary, hexagonal polymer suspension system, which combines cushioning and responsiveness. As a result, users can get the most out of their workout and feel their absolute best.

Now, more than ever, users are seeking ways to enhance their health and optimise their recovery and this treadmill can play a role in that journey.

Examples of operators using the Star Trac FreeRunner:
Everlast, Crunch, YMCA, UFC, EoS.

The secret sauce is the deck design
The patented treadmill deck is designed for cushioning and responsiveness. Shown here at Everlast / Core Health & Fitness
Nerio Alessandri
Technogym
Nerio Alessandri / Technogym
Top seller: Skillrun

Skillrun was developed side-by-side with academic and research institutes, professional trainers and athletes. It’s designed to train all the key pillars of athletic conditioning and performance.

It’s also the first treadmill powered by Multidrive Technology and offering the Technogym Live User Interface for content.

Skillrun has unique advanced biofeedback to improve a user’s technique while also offering an excellent running experience, with the added benefits of a sled training mode to boost power and parachute training mode to increase speed. The biofeedback analyses the performance of a user’s left and right legs during running exercises, while power drills optimise technique and efficiency.

Skillrun allows speeds up to 18.6mph and gradient to +25 per cent and down to -3 per cent, with a 22 inch wide running belt and instant speed and gradient changes.

With Technogym Live and Technogym Skill Sessions delivered on the console, users are immersed in advanced science-driven training sessions, guided by recognised international instructors and coaches to improve performance.

Examples of operators using Skillrun:
Nuffield, Raffles, CPACE, 1Rebel, Inverclyde Leisure.

Advanced biofeedback improves a user’s technique
Technogym Skillrun delivers advanced biofeedback / Technogym
Erica Tillinghast
Precor
Erica Tillinghast / Precor
Top seller: Precor 800 line treadmill

The Precor 800 line treadmill series offers the reliability, performance and efficiency for operators, while providing comfort for exercisers.

Operators enjoy hassle-free ownership with a warranty rate below 1.5 per cent, integrated asset management on touchscreen models and a pre-waxed belt and deck system that requires limited care.

The patented Ground Effects Technology vertical shock absorption ensures a softer landing and a firmer push-off for exercisers and the integrated footplant technology matches the belt speed to an exerciser’s stride to reduce joint stress and fatigue.

In addition to high performance for the owner and operator, exercisers enjoy a timeless design, top-notch fitness programmes and centralised, tactile speed and incline controls.

The treadmills offer a higher screen angle that falls into an exerciser’s natural path of vision so they can enjoy workouts and media without compromising their training form.

Exercisers experience our widest speed range, as well as incline and decline options for greater training variety. The treadmills also offer our most personalised workout experience, with workout selections such as the new configurable HIIT and heart rate programmes on our latest P84 and P94 consoles.

Our picture-in-picture functionality allows exercisers to quickly toggle back and forth between their workout and their personal media; they can also cast their phone’s entertainment and workout apps directly to their console.

Precor prides itself on a simple and reliable ownership experience. 800 line treadmills offer contoured, open surfaces and smooth lines that are easy to clean.

Beneath the hood, we protect electronics and increase their lifespan by four times with a cooling fan mounted directly to the motor control electronics, which reduces the operating temperature by 20 degrees celsius. Additionally, our Power Factor Correction technology reduces power consumption by up to 30 per cent.

Examples of operators using the Precor 800:
YMCA, Hilton, Gold’s Gym, Wellfit and Midtown Athletic Clubs.

A higher screen angle allows uncompromised training form
Patented shock absorption ensures a smooth landing / Precor
Users can cast phone content directly to their console / Precor
Giovan Giacomo Lamassa
Panatta srl
Giovan Giacomo Lamassa / PANATTA
Top seller: Rossopuro Run

The new Rossopuro Run collected many more orders at launch than we expected, so we’re confident it will become our signature treadmill – it combines a minimalist and modern design with functionality and comfort.

The true soul of Rossopuro is the safety and comfort ensured by the new Activity Pilot, along with a speed of 26 km/h and one of the most generous running surfaces on the market. All functions become immersive with the 21.5” display, which is assisted by a sensor and camera system.

Everything is designed to last; the automatic lubrication system allows the table and belt to be preserved over the years, saving money. The new energy-efficient IE3 motor also allows significant savings on electricity.

Operators using Panatta: Phx Gym, Arnould’s Gym, Fitnastic

Rossopuro Run combines a minimalist and modern design with functionality and comfort
The treadmill has a generous running surface and large display / PANATTA
David Barnickle
Woodway Treadmills
David Barnickle
Top seller: Woodway Curve

We have two distinct ranges of treadmills. Our best-selling motorised treadmill is the 4Front – this is widely used across a number of applications, from HIIT studios, health clubs and corporate gyms right through to elite performance centres and professional sports.

We also have a range of non-motorised Curve treadmills and these are popular, both to sit alongside standard treadmills on the gym floor and for circuit training and home gyms. A workout on a Woodway Curve treadmill burns 30 per cent more calories compared to a standard motorised treadmill, with zero running costs.

Our Woodway running surface is composed of shock absorbing slats and is scientifically proven to reduce harmful shock to muscles and joints. The running surface is able to absorb over 150,000 miles of usage without a belt change.

Examples of operators using Woodway
David Lloyd, Third Space, Gymbox, Virgin Active, Barry’s and Anytime Fitness l

Curve burns 30 per cent more calories than a motorised treadmill
The shock-absorbing slats prevent harm to muscles and joints / Woodway Treadmills
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