Treadmill with a weird cord and belt

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  1. Snowfist

    Snowfist Purple Belt

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    My gym got a fancy new treadmill with a cord and a belt that I believe hooks onto the athlete. This is maybe for sprinting? Does anyone know what this is called and the workout value of it?

    I cannot find anything online. Thanks
     
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    Its a safety key thats meant to stop kids and pets from unsupervised operation of the treadmill. Also to stop the mill if you get 'ran off'.
     
  3. Snowfist

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    I’ve seen that before..and you clip it to your shirt. However this one is three inches thick and goes all the way along your hips. The attachment looks more like a bungee cord as well
     
  4. James Baller

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    I’ve never seen that before..and you clip it to your shirt? this one is three inches deep and goes all the way along your ass. The attachment looks more like a bungee cord as well.
     
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    OK, former sprinter here. It might be a Woodway treadmill; the belt is for resisted sprints, similar to a parachute you'd use outside.

    Is it this? https://www.woodway.com/products/force

    Otherwise idk.
     

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