True Performance 8000

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How long will the TRUE Performance 8000 last?

The True Performance 8000 Treadmill is gym-tough – built from heavy-gauge steel but designed for in-home use. It has a sturdy frame, weighing 340 lbs. when fully assembled and holding up to a 350 lbs. maximum capacity. This durable machine is built to last for many years and True backs the 8000 with a lifetime warranty on the frame for all residential users. Constructed for heavy workouts, the Performance 8000 is meant for multi-user households with targeted fitness goals and consumers purchasing will set their minds at ease with the lengthy warranties all around covered by True.

Brief Overview

The True Performance 8000 is our Third Place Best Buy Winner in the $3,000 to $5,999 price range. It is brimming with quality components and is covered by impressive warranties for residential users. The Performance 8000 gives each consumer a customizable workout experience each and every time and is a “true” investment for those looking to add a high-class treadmill to their personal home gym. Those with smaller budgets can choose to finance when purchasing.

Overall Quality

The True Performance 8000 has an excellent Soft Select™ impact system allowing consumers to personalize their footfall experience with a deck that adjusts from softer to firmer and is reversible to extend the life expectancy. A stronger motor drives smooth operations with three-inch rollers resulting in a high speed of 12 MPH. Users will comfortably stretch their stride on the 21” x 60” belt tread as they work towards better health. There is also a 15% gradient for those looking to focus on lower body extremities.
The True Performance 8000 has a 9” HD touchscreen that holds 6 individual user profiles as well as a multitude of built in programs. It is Bluetooth capable and connects to such apps as GymTrackr and Strava, etc., as well as pairing with Zwift technology. Entering one’s heartbeat into True HRC allows automatic adjustment during workout periods based on the individual user’s target heartrate. In addition, True includes a Polar™ heart rate strap with each purchase of the Performance 8000.

Things we like

  • Frame construction
  • Weight capacity
  • Bluetooth capabilities

Things we dislike

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Assembled Dimensions 79" L x 33.5" W x 53” H
Power Source Corded Electric
Maximum Weight 350 lbs.
Unit weight 330 lbs.
Speed Rating 12 MPH
Auto Incline 15 %
Tread 21” x 60”


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Innovation is the name of the game, and the True Performance 8000 is a definite contender in today’s retail market. It is designed for multiple users with an easy-to-use console and commercial-grade components meant to last for years in residential homes. True covers the Performance 8000 with generous warranties so each consumer is assured their purchase is a worthwhile investment in their fitness future.