The Curve - Environmentally friendly ideas can be found everywhere
The Augusta University Wellness Center would like to introduce The Curve! This treadmill is unlike any other because there is no motor, there are no buttons, and it is entirely manual. You could definitely say it runs on sweat and determination!! Economically friendly, facilities like the Wellness Center save 100% on electrical costs!!
The Curve gets results! The Curve's manual operation has been proved to burn up to 30% more calories than motorized treadmills, engaging more muscles for a superior workout. From walkers to serious athletes, nothing else compares. It is made possible by Woodway's patented running surface. The Slat Belt system is near frictionless and allows the belt to glide. Combine that with an innovative curved running surface and users are able to control their pace at will. To speed up simply start running, to slow down, allow yourself to drift down the curve. It is all about body position and gravity.
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