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TrueForm Runner Non-Motorized Curved Treadmill TFR-D
TrueForm Runner Non-Motorized Curved Treadmill
The TrueForm Runner by Samsara Fitness is a manually operated treadmill with a curved deck for enhanced performance during running, jogging, and walking. The TrueForm Runner is a non-motorized machine, meaning you have to supply the power that drives the belt, and there are no limitations for top speed. The TrueForm Runner moves as fast as the exerciser can physically go. Unlike standard electric treadmills, the TrueForm Runner self-powered treadmill features an innovative curved deck that is controlled 100% by the movements and force of the athlete using it. It requires that you maintain good posture, and use your core strength, hamstrings, and glutes to drive the belt backwards. It will help you train by rewarding technically-sound posture, body position, balance, and cadence. The TrueForm manual treadmill is engineered to help the user feel the perfect position and teach the skill of running. Receiving instant physical feedback in just a few strides, users will feel any form deficiencies and have the ability to intuitively learn efficient movement patterns. The TrueForm Runner curved treadmill will force the body into the right position during movement. You simply can't run on it unless you are running correctly. Vulcanized rubber slats provide a firm surface for stable contact and more efficient push-off and gait cycle for healthy, supported form during running. Set your own limits or push right past them. The TrueForm Runner can handle even the most advanced and intense cardiovascular training regimens, creating the nearest simulation of genuine road running.
TrueForm Runner Upgrade Options
- Bluetooth Display Upgrade ($150)
- Standard display is not bluetooth capable
- Performance Adapter ($300)
- This adapter allows the hookup of a resistance band as seen in the picture below and is designed for explosive high-speed acceleration and athletic training. The tethering system allows athletes to add tension for high-intensity workouts. The Performance adapter can be added to the TrueForm Runner, and Office Cruiser models only.
TrueForm Runner Custom Options
- Custom Paint (+300) Note Matte or Gloss on your order please
- This curved treadmill comes in Rogue Black but you can customize it with your own personal preference in color.
- You can get a custom paint job for your Trueform Runner by entering the RAL color code of the color you want before adding it to your cart on this page. You can browse colors and find a code at www.ralcolorchart.com/ral-classic. Provide your logo if you would like to customize you Trueform Runner even further.
- Custom Tread (+$500 to $600)
- The Trueform Runner comes standard with black tread but you can totally customize the tread.
- Choose from green or purple field turf (artificial turf).
- Red Running Track gives you the feel of a real track
- Finally you can upgrade to the Naboso Surface. This surface is for individuals only looking to do barefoot running or walking or a therapeutic environment. Please note: Naboso surface isn't warrantied under any commercial location since it isn't supposed to be used with shoes.
How is the TrueForm Runner different from other curved treadmills?
The TrueForm Runner has a very gentle curve of 2.5 inches from lowest part of curve to the highest point at the front and rear. Some other manufacturers have a curve of 6.5 to 8 inches, allowing the runner to move faster in an easier fashion since gravity is assisting with the movement downward once the foot plants. Under machine-assisted acceleration, the runner is thus falling forward trying to perpetually chase the belt, and running more "quad dominant" with less focus on the posterior. With the TrueForm Runner, you focus more on what's beneath your feet. With a lower curve, the TrueForm keeps you in better dynamic balance with less focus on trying to keep up with the belt. As you get accustomed to running with proper form, the feeling becomes easier and you can go longer distances. The TrueForm forces you to run a bit slower than you might on similar cardio trainers, so focus on the time on the machine, not the distance traveled. Running for time instead of distance is how the heartrate-based endurance community actually trains, and is the difference between exercising for long-term health versus short-term fitness. So, for more fat burning effects, it is recommended to run long and slow. At the same speeds as outdoor running, training on the TrueForm is actually more work, since it results in more muscular recruitment, more CO2 production, more lactate producing, and is more metabolically and aerobically taxing. At the same time, runners will feel less impact stress (g-force stress) than running on a motorized treadmill or outdoors. The runner is required to be in balance at all times, leading to constant core recruitment. Training on the TrueForm Runner results in less stress, more effort, moving better in balance, and moving under proper positioned load to support your own bodyweight. Run strong and stay injury-free!
TrueForm Runner Treadmill Advantages:
- Low Cost of Ownership
- Made of welded steel and built like a tank
- Overcomes conventional treadmill shortcomings such as wear and friction
- Vulcanized rubber slat belts last over 100,000 miles
- No traditional belt over deck system to be flipped or changed out due to friction
- No motor or electrical components to wear out or be replaced
- Zero electrical consumption translates to significant savings for club owners
- Innovative Design and American Manufacturing
- Engineered and hand built in Chester, Connecticut
- One of the most effective training devices to develop proper running technique
- Innovative slightly curved deck and smooth gliding slat belt are controlled 100% by the movements and the force of the athlete using it
- No complex buttons or settings to worry about
- Helps the user feel the perfect position, whether walking, jogging, or running
- Rewards proper posture, balance, and cadence
- Custom Design
- Only treadmill available with true sport specific tread surfaces
- Enhance your TrueForm Runner with Field Turf or Running Track belts to take your training to the next level
- Available in any color with a gloss or matte finish
- Custom logos can be added to showcase your club identity or brand
TrueForm Runner Standard Features and Specifications:
- Non-motorized, manual operation
- All metal construction inside and out
- Frame: Heavy-duty 7-gauge solid steel construction, hand-formed and welded
- Covers: Solid metal, 7-gauge steel, hand-formed, and welded one-piece construction
- Handrails: Thick 11-gauge steel tubing, 2" OD handrails, and 6" uprights, formed and welded one-piece construction
- Handrail Height: 35"
- Drive System: 106 precision stainless-steel sealed bearings and 14 precision-machined solid aluminum guide rollers
- Belt Type: Seamless polyurethane, steel radial reinforced
- Tread Surface: Formed vulcanized rubber (bonded Kraiburg thermoplastic overmold elastomer) manufactured exclusively for TrueForm by Smith and Wesson
- Treads Lower: Fiberglass-reinforced nylon manufactured exclusively for TrueForm by Smith and Wesson
- Pulleys: Turned and tooled solid aluminum
- Paint: Zinc plated undercoat, black textured powder coated finish over steel base frame, uprights, and handlebars
- Curved running surface with 2.5" raise from lowest part of curve in center to highest part of curve at ends
- User defined speed
- No user height limit will accommodate athletes over 7' tall
- Keep in mind your own height with shoes plus ceiling height to ensure you have headroom when running
- User weight capacity up to 800 lbs (walking)
- Running surface: 64" L x 17" W
- Roller pulley diameter: 6-3/4"
- Vulcanized rubber slats (standard) with pebble textured non-slip surface
- Slat dimensions: 17" W x 2-3/8" L x 1/2" thickness
- Additional Tread Surfaces (optional): 5/8" Artificial Turf or Rubberized Running Track
- Treadmill full assembled dimensions: 64" L x 36" W x 63" H
- Treadmill base dimensions (excluding handlebars): 64" L x 31" W x 15" H (will fit through standard 32" interior doorway when disassembled)
- Treadmill weight: 350 lbs.
- Step-up height 12-1/2" at middle of treadmill base
- Urethane wheels and lift handles
- Four adjustable feet to allow level and balanced placement
- Proudly MADE IN THE USA
LED Display Console (standard):
- Digital display shows Pace, Speed, Distance, and Time in bright, easy-to-read blue LED numbers
- Power and Reset buttons on sides of console
- No complicated programs to set the screen simply gives you the vital information you need when you start running
- Powered by rechargeable batteries and includes AC adapter for recharging
TrueForm warrants to the original purchaser of the TrueForm Runner that the frame the shall be free from defect in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. The tread and tread mechanisms shall be free from defect in material and workmanship for a period of ten years from the date of purchase. The LED digital display shall be free from defect in material and workmanship for a period of two years from the date of purchase. TrueForm will at no additional charge to you, repair or replace the frame or any part of the Runner if it becomes defective, malfunctions, or otherwise fails to conform with this Limited Warranty. Labor coverage shall be provided for one year.
TRUEFORM Runner and TRUEFORM Trainer Comparison
For more details on the TrueForm Trainer please visit our product page by clicking on this link: TRUEFORM TRAINER LINK
For more details on the TrueForm Office Cruiser please visit our product page by clicking on this link: TRUEFORM OFFICE CRUISER LINK
- TrueForm Runner ships within 5-7 business days.
- Custom color and tread surface may take an additional 5-14 business days to ship.
Once your order has shipped, you will receive an email from our shipping department with the tracking number and instructions.
Your TrueForm is shipped via FedEx, which provides curbside delivery. Curbside means FedEx is only obligated to bring your TrueForm to the curb/driveway. It is your responsibility to get your TrueForm into your home. Inside delivery may be available in your area for an additional fee. Please contact us for a quote at 888-329-9123 or email to email@example.com