The unique Octane ZR7 Zero Runner with iPad display works as a zero impact treadmill, strider and stepper.
Partly because it’s gentle on joints and minimizes fatigue, it helps people torch calories extra quickly with lower body training. It also has attachments for cross training.
An iPad Mini is included for accessing SmartLink training programs and data tracking.
Learn more from our full review of the Octane ZR7 below.
|Model|| Octane Fitness|
|Resistance Type||Cross Circuit Resistance Bands|
|Pedals||Oversized Non-Slip Pedals|
|Heart Rate||Digital contact & Wireless Heart Rate|
|Display||Head Up LCD Display|
|Max. Weight||300 lbs|
|Dimensions||63" x 38" x 58"|
Parts: 5 Years
Labor: 1 Year
Rating: 93.0. The Octane ZR7 Zero Runner is a dynamic cardio trainer that provides zero impact exercise; it lets you smoothly step, stroll or run at top speed without pounding your feet against pavement or a tread track. The ZR7 is sold as an alternative to treadmills, elliptical trainers and stair climbers. It can do the work of all three trainers because its stride naturally adjusts to the user’s movement and has an impressive 58″ maximum length. Additionally the Octane ZR7 has attachments to support upper body Cross Circuit exercise. A Cross Circuit Pro kit with adjustable weights (maximum 32 pounds) is sold separately. An iPad Mini is included for access to SmartLink. SmartLink provides personalized training and data tracking.
This three-in-one fitness machine has an MSRP of $3,299 and carries a five-year parts warranty among other buyer protections. Here are pros and cons to consider, followed by detailed info about the workout programming and special features on the Octane ZR7 Zero Runner.
- Total body suspension
- Cordless (Console uses batteries)
- Naturally adjusting stride length up to 58″
- Tracks your gait to help improve form
- SmartLink training and data tracking
- Free iPad mini to view programming
- Cross training attachments
- Tablet holders (Two locations)
- Water bottle holder
- Transport wheels
- Wireless heart rate monitor (Strap not included)
- High price
- Cross Circuit Pro kit with weights sold separately
Run with zero harsh impact! The Octane ZR7 Zero Runner serves as a zero impact runner’s treadmill and adapts for short strides too. This innovative fitness machine suspends your whole body to help make exercising comfortable, and its pedals move independently to support your natural motion. The ZR7 supports a maximum 58″ stride and also has upper-body Cross Circuit workouts. An iPad Mini (included) and your wireless connection provide access to personalized training and advanced data tracking with SmartLink.
The Octane ZR7 provides personalized training with SmartLink. SmartLink was developed with expert input to create customized training programs based on your body and goals. Choose from endurance training, strength training or active recovery (physical rehabilitation). Just like a car’s GPS, SmartLink can recalibrate during workouts to help you stay on track.
An iPad Mini is included. SmartLink is compatible with Bluetooth 4.0, iPad 3rd generation and later, iPhone 5 and later, iPod Touch 5th generation and later, and iOS 8.0 and later.
Zero Runner ZR7 Features
The Octane ZR7’s defining feature is its naturally adjusting stride. Its pedals move independently from each other to support your natural gait. You can take short stairclimbing steps, long walking strides or top speed sprints — all with zero impact on your ankles, knees and back.
Attachments are included to help you cross train with upper body stretches and other exercises. Training programs on the ZR7 can prompt you to switch between activities.
To help improve your gait and performance, a stride monitor is included. Keep an eye on the Stride Tracing feature to see when fatigue is evident. Adjust your form and train more effectively!
Long-term data tracking is supported by StrideLink. With StrideLink you can monitor a wide range of stats such as distance covered, heart rate and calories burned. View just your current workout, a month’s worth, or your full history of training on the Octane.
For heart rate data the ZR7 is compatible with Bluetooth, Polar and ANT+ transmitters. It also has contact sensors.
The console runs on batteries, so there’s no cord to limit your placement of the machine.
Warranty & Guarantee
The Octane ZR7 Zero Runner warranty includes:
– Frame: Lifetime
– Parts: 5 Years
– Labor: 1 Year
The Octane ZR7 Zero Runner is an impressive zero impact alternative to treadmills and elliptical trainers. It costs more than these trainers but accomplishes a lot more too. Some shoppers opt for the higher model, the ZR8, because it has even lighter pedals and moving arm bars — but the high quality and comfortable ZR7 is likely to satisfy almost any trainee.