Folding treadmill exercise device

  • US 5,733,228 A
  • Filed: 05/28/1996
  • Issued: 03/31/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/28/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A folding treadmill exercise device comprising:

  • (a) a frame adapted to be positioned on a support surface, said frame extending in a substantially vertical direction during operation of said treadmill exercise device;

    (b) a substantially planar bed having a plurality of rollers and an endless belt disposed over said rollers, said belt defining a tread surface; and

    (c) coupling means operatively connecting said frame and said bed, said bed movable between a substantially horizontal operative position and a substantially vertical storage position, said bed constrained for simultaneous slidable movement and pivotal movement relative to said frame for movement proximate a first end of said bed, said bed being adapted to selectively slide along said frame, said bed simultaneously pivoting and sliding as it moves between said substantially horizontal operative position and said substantially vertical storage position.

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