Multi-Zone Impact Control on 9.2 Treadmills

Treadmill Impact Control

Precor 9.2 Series treadmills provide multi-zone shock absorption to help reduce the impact of running and walking. So you experience an enhanced workout that helps absorb high-impact movements, reduces joint stress and minimizes fatigue.

Complements Your Natural Stride

Precor 9.2 Series treadmills register your foot speed and recalibrate the belt velocity up to 57 times per second at 12 mph (19.3 kph), reducing the joint and shoe discomfort common with treadmills that interrupt, rather than support, your natural stride.

When your heel strikes the treadmill, the foot delivers a powerful spike of energy. The treadmill reads this energy spike and uses the information to make minute belt-speed adjustments as you run or walk. So your stride remains fluid, which reduces fatigue, creates a greater sense of ease, and promotes a more energetic, aerobic workout.

So you experience an enhanced workout that:

  • Feels smooth and natural
  • Reduces joint stress and minimizes fatigue
  • Maximizes aerobic benefit for heart and lungs

How this science works naturally with the human body

Impact Control Multi Zone

  1. Mimics natural running motion– when running or walking, your foot accelerates and slows during the course of each step.  If exercising outdoors, the ground’s firm surface supports the natural acceleration at the beginning of each stride. Precor technology works with this natural acceleration by adjusting the belt speed as your foot hits the deck – supporting the natural motion and preventing drag that can pull your foot backwards as you move forward.
  2. Harmonizes running speed and belt speed – Precor treadmill design calibrates belt speed so that the treadmill surface shares the benefits of running outside. To do this, equipment software monitors heel strikes and communicates with equipment hardware to adjust the motor speed up to 57 times per second  on our 9.2 Series treadmills. The resulting harmony between you and the machine means a smooth, fluid, and rhythmic running experience.