NOHrD Sprintbok Available in our full range of signature hardwoods, the handsome aesthetic of the Sprintbok is surpassed only by its industry-leading functionality. Suitable for everyone, from professional athlete to recreational walker, the Sprintbok is a manual curved treadmill that encourages users to run in a more ergonomic style. The fantastic thing with a curved treadmill is that it improves running technique, promoting mid-foot or front-foot striking. This is the natural way of running coveted by the best runners in the world as it is highly efficient and reduces the likelihood of injury. A manual curved treadmill also provides a more effective workout. A study in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport reporting that an average of 30% more energy is expended running on a curved treadmill when compared to the conventional motorised version. The Sprintbok is designed to give runners the same level of natural control felt when running outside. Speed is determined by how fast or slow users run, without any mechanical limitations. A patented flexion system cushions each step, absorbing shocks and vibration to offer further protection from injury and keep noise to a minimum. A curved treadmill promotes midfoot or front-foot striking. This is the natural way of running coveted by the best runners in the world.