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Proformance Plus Functional Trainer (PPMS-245)

MSRP: $6,695.00

TuffStuff’s Proformance Plus Functional Trainer (PPMS-245) is full-commercial quality, designed and manufactured in Chino, CA.  Each of the hydraulically supported extension arms offers safe and easy adjustments – 13-positions (150º) of vertical adjustments and 5-positions (165º) of horizontal adjustments.  The Proformance Plus Functional Trainer is designed for speed, functional and ballistic training, and is accessible for wheelchairs, rehab equipment, workout benches and stability balls.

  • Made in the USA at TuffStuff’s Headquarters in Chino, California
  • Hydraulically supported arms for safe and easy adjustments.
  • 86-inch cable travel per handle
  • 13-positions (150º) of vertical adjustments
  • 5-positions (165º) of horizontal adjustments
  • Two (2) 300 lb weight stacks
  • Extended cable travel; resistance at handle is approx 1/4 of the weight selected
  • Full length protective steel weight shrouds with integrated exercise placards
  • Swivel handles provide multi-directional, free and natural movements
  • EXERFLEX PRO® high performance fitness cable rated at 4200 lbs. tensile strength
  • Custom color options available
  • Full commercial warranty



The Proformance Plus Functional Trainer (PPMS-245) provides independent movement for bilateral and unilateral training with 86-inch cable travel per handle.  The ball bearing swivel pulleys increase fluidity and cable response for more effective sport specific training; allow natural wrist movement throughout the full range of motion.

Like all Proformance Plus equipment, the Functional Trainer may be customized, and is backed by a 10 year commercial warranty covering the frame, welds, cams, and weight plates.

PPMS-245 Tuff-Specs

TuffStuff Proformance Plus Functional Trainer PPMS-245 - Spec Sheet

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  • “Dual Plane” independent vertical & horizontal rotating arms with 360° self-adjusting rotating end pulleys, offer precise positioning for virtually any training or rehab exercise.
  • Extension arms offer 150° (15 Positions) of “high-to-low” vertical adjustments and 165° (5 Positions) of “side-to-side” horizontal adjustment.
  • Hydraulically supported extension arms for easy and safe adjustments.
  • Ball bearing swivel pulleys, increase fluidity and cable response for more effective sport specific training.
  • 1:1/4 resistance ratio is designed to reduce inertia and
    provides maximum cable travel length of 96” per handle allows quick response, high speed and ballistic training, as well as for rehabilitation and wellness training.
  • Option: 1:1/2 resistance ratio is available at 48” cable travel length per handle.
  • Eight-step electrostatically applied powder coat finish, baked at 400°F carefully monitored to ensure complete curing.
  • Main frame structures are constructed of 2”x4” 11-gauge oval tubular steel and 2” round tubing.
  • Includes two (2) 300 lbs solid steel weight stacks. Resistance ratio is 1:1/4 (25%) of weights lifted. Option: 1:1/2 (50%) resistance ratio.
  • Shipped assembled for easier installation and set up.
  • Engineered and manufactured in USA. 



The finish colors of the Proformance Plus Functional Trainer (PPMS-245) may be personalized.  Two tone powder coat finish: choice of 7 primary colors on the main frame with Charcoal Texture accent standard on all machines. Customization is available, please inquire with your sales representative. Primary color options include: (1) Charcoal Texture (2) Platinum Sparkle (3) Red Baron II (4) Sky White (5) Twilight Blue (6) Matte Black (7) Wrinkle Black

Custom colors available – request a color sample that matches your company’s branding.  Call TuffStuff 1 (909) 629-1600 to speak with a sales representative for pricing and availability.

Frame Colors:

TuffStuff Proformance Plus Frame Colors

Note: Finishes as shown are close representations of the actual powder coat colors.  Please do not use for an exact color match.  Always request actual color samples from your dealer or TuffStuff Sales Representative.

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Since 1971 TuffStuff Fitness International has focused on one thing, the design and development of premium strength equipment.

Over the last five decades, TuffStuff has manufactured the highest quality strength equipment and set the industry standards against which all other equipment is measured.  TuffStuff’s craftsmanship is recognized worldwide, and their products are sold across the United States, Canada, Mexico and in more than thirty other countries.

Today TuffStuff is the only fitness company in the United States with a full-service manufacturing facility, capable of producing every product they sell.  Every design and engineering process begins in Chino, California – from concepts to prototypes, testings and design refinements.  As a result, TuffStuff has greater flexibility to customize products, faster turn around times, and maintains a higher level of quality control than competitors.

TuffStuff’s commercial strength equipment is built to exacting standards, with full commercial-grade components including 7 and 11-gauge tubular steel, inert-gas MIG welded construction, and certified USA-made cables.  Whether you are looking to outfit the world’s finest health club, or you just need a single equipment station that will stand the test of time, with TuffStuff you will receive unmatched product quality and exceptional support.

Additional information

Weight950 lbs
DimensionsL 61 x W 127 x H 86 in
Commercial Warranty


10 YEARS: Frames, welds, cams and weight plates.

5 YEARS: Pivot bearings, pulleys, bushings, gas-shocks, and guide rods.

1 YEAR: Belts, linear bearings and pull-pin components.

6 MONTHS: Upholstery, cables, finish and rubber grips.

ALL OTHER PARTS not mentioned, one year from the date of purchase to the original purchaser.


Main frame – 2×4” 11-gauge 120 wall oval tubular steel with a combination of 2” round and other 11-gauge tubular steel.

All welded construction conforming with all Structural Welding Code-Steel Standards and Specifications.


Powder coat finish baked at 400ºF and carefully monitored to ensure complete curing.

Custom two tone finish offers choice of six primary colors combined with Charcoal Texture accents. Custom colors available, please inquire with your sales representative.

Cables & Belts

Cable driven units – USA-Made/Certified 3/16” and 1/4” EXERFLEX PRO® high performance fitness cable rated at 4200 lbs. tensile strength. Belt driven units: reinforced Kevlar® belts, rated at 4400 lbs. tensile strength.


High density 1” thick 3 lbs. rebond urethane foam glued to 1” industrial plywood backing, trimmed and formed to exact fit.


Premium Bolta Sport vinyl with PreFixx, formulated to resist bacteria, stains, mildew, oil and UV stabilized pigments. Meets most flammability test requirements. All upholsteries are double-stitched with “hidden” borders. Bolta Sport color swatches are available upon request. Sixteen standard colors. Custom colors are available – please inquire with your sales representative.

Weight Stack

Black painted solid steel weight plates with self aligning low friction sleeves. Two (2) 300 lbs. weight stacks. Resistance at handle is 1/4 of the weight selected.

Other Specs

GUIDE RODS: 3/4” solid steel 1045 (tgp) highly polished hard chrome finish.

ADJUSTMENT PINS: 1/2” and 5/8” push-pull spring loaded solid steel adjustment pins with ultimate load of 9040 lbs. and 46042 psi sheer strength.

BEARINGS: 1” solid stainless steel pivot axles with non-friction 2” sealed bearings (load rating of 2400 lbs.) internally encased on primary pivots, and oil-impregnated bronze bushings on all secondary pivots.

PULLEYS: Combination wide grove fiberglass reinforced nylon pulleys on belt-driven system and solid aluminum pulleys on cable units.

CAMS: Charcoal Texture powder coat solid aluminum variable resistance cam designed specifically for each machine.

FASTENERS: All frame bolts and nuts are 3/8” and 1/2” blue zinc plated grade 8 and up. Meets ANSI specifications.

CUSTOM STABILIZER FEET: Heavy-duty molded rubber base feet insure stability, prevent equipment movement, and may be bolted to the floor.

SELECTOR WEIGHT PINS: Weight pins are solid steel, magnetic with ball-end to ensure a tight connection and secure fit. Coiled lanyard helps prevent pin removal and loss.

Cable Ratio

The functional trainer provides independent movement for bilateral and unilateral training with 86-inch cable travel per handle. Extended cable travel enables exercises to be performed further away from the machine. As a result, the resistance at each handle is approximately 1/4 of the weight selected.

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