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History

Since its founding in 1981, TRUE has been built on two core guiding principles: Build the highest quality products and support them with superior service. Over the years, the fitness industry has changed, new markets have sprung up and the needs of our customers have evolved, but those principles remain constant and we remain ever-vigilant in working to achieve them.

In keeping with our values, TRUE has always strived to equip our machines with the latest technology and safety features since the beginning, giving our customers the very best exercise experience possible while providing peace of mind. Here are some of the revolutionary advancements we’ve made in the industry over our 30+ year history.

1979

TRUE Sports is founded with the introduction of their first treadmill.

1981

TRUE Sports becomes TRUE Fitness Technologies.

1987

TRUE introduces the first removable safety key on a treadmill.

1988

TRUE enters the commercial space with introduction of the 900 Premium Commercial Cardio Line.

1990

Moves to current headquarters, a significantly larger manufacturing building, to accommodate growth of the company.

1992

Introduces patented Soft System® that transfers the shock of impact, that’s usually absorbed by the walker/runner’s body, into the treadmill itself.

1994

Introduction of an orthopedic belt to treadmills for even greater shock absorption.

1996

TRUE introduces patented HRC Heart Rate Control® feature on treadmill that monitors heart rate.

1998

Patented Soft Select® feature is introduced. TRUE also begins international distribution.

1999

Ellipticals and bikes are added to product portfolio.

2002

Introduces flexibility to the product line with TRUE Stretch®.

2007

TRUE introduces patented HRC Cruise Control®.

2015

TRUE acquires Paramount Fitness and expands commercial strength portfolio. Introduces Spectrum Adjustable Stride Elliptical.

2016

Introduces the Alpine Runner Incline Trainer.