The present invention is an exercise device incorporating a treadmill platform and treadmill podium, whereby the user may walk/run on the treadmill, not only in the forward direction, but also in the side-to-side and backwards directions described above, while still facing the podium. The present invention provides a treadmill having a podium that can be adjusted with respect to the platform, so that regardless of the direction of travel in which the user is traveling on the platform (forward, side-to-side, or backwards), the user will always be facing the podium. This is accomplished by providing a pivoting podium element that pivots with respect to the platform.

Title
Omni-directional treadmill
Application Number
PCT/US2005/016245
Publication Number
2005/110554
Application Date
May 10, 2005
Publication Date
November 24, 2005
Inventor
Holmes Kendall
Agent
SIMPSON Mark D
Assignee
Holmes Kendall
IPC
A63B 22/02
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