New Products Offer Personalized Experiences Catering For Different Workout Needs of Users
SAN DIEGO – MARCH 13, 2019 - In 2018 Technogym, the world leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness equipment and official supplier to the last seven Olympic games announced, SKILLRUN™the first treadmill to combine cardio and power training in a single solutiondesigned to meet the training requirements of both elite athletes and fitness enthusiastsforever revolutionizing the treadmill market.
Today, to better accommodate the needs of end users who are looking for personalized experiences, Technogym is pleased to announce that it has segmented SKILLRUN™ with new and different product versions. This sets a new benchmark in performance running and serves the needs of all runners, from sprinters to marathon runners and triathletes.
SKILLRUN™ product range now includes:
SKILLRUN™ UNITY 7000.
The perfect tool to Unleash the Athletic Potential, providing incredible insights on running efficiency with the Advanced Biofeedback. Its precise sensors can detect the differences between the action of the left and right leg exploring your stride length and ground contact time while running or determining your maximum power on SLED and PARACHUTE training.
SKILLRUN™ TX 500.
With a laser focus on training, it fits the needs of High-Performers seeking adrenaline and high intensity workouts. Its unique Bootcamp UI makes it seamless and faster than ever to switch from running to power modes as well as adjust speed and gradient on the fly.
SKILLRUN UNITY 5000
The original remains the preferred option for Running Addicts aiming to enjoy the excitement of a SKILLRUN™ Class or experience a ROUTINE in the cardio area, while enhancing the workout with access to endless entertainment options provided by the UNITY™ 19” console.
All SKILLRUN™ versions share the unique MULTIDRIVE TECHNOLOGY (patent pending), allowing both cardio training and resistance workouts to enhance power. The interactive UNITY console allows users to access a completely customized workout experience, engaging and motivating them through digital content, personalized training programs and data tracking.
All SKILLRUN models include exclusive features specifically designed for athletic and performance training such as:
MAX SPEED 30 km/h - 18.6mph
INCLINE ranging from +25% to -3%
BIOFEEDBACK (Patent Pending). The exclusive interactive technology that tracks and monitors the main running parameters in real time, providing color-coded feedback that enables the user to improve their performance.
SLED training allowing users to train their power and reproduce the feeling of pushing a sled on grass. Resistance is high at the start and decreases to a constant rate.
PARACHUTE TRAINING (patent pending). Users can strengthen the resistance power and top-end speed with parachute training that reproduces the feeling of outdoor running with a parachute. Resistance is minimal at the start and increases as the user gains speed.
SWIFTPAD. Users can change speed and gradient with just one touch with dedicated buttons.
Speed-shift. Create on-the-fly interval training profiles and switch from one speed to another with a simple touch of the Fast Track Control
All SKILLRUN™ products come with the UNITY console offering the opportunity to organize engaging running classes by simply selecting an existing profile from the library and monitoring each member’s performance data and compliance to class profile. For the most adventurous users, operators can plan a SKILLRUN™ BOOTCAMP, a dynamic format that combines cardio and power training to enable the class to enjoy high intensity workouts that also optimize heart rate training with a wide variety of sled and parachute exercises, sprints, acceleration and gradient changes.
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design driven products and services in the Wellness and Fitness industry. Technogym provides a complete range of cardio, strength and functional equipment alongside a digital cloud based platform allowing consumers to connect with their personal wellness experience anywhere, both on the equipment and via mobile when outdoors. With over 2,000 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym is present in over 100 countries. More than 80,000 Wellness centers and 200,000 private homes in the world are equipped with Technogym. Technogym was the official supplier for the last seven editions of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016 and Pyeongchang 2018.