Tag Archives: training

Vegas in 24: A “Funky Fresh” Update!

Well, hello there, all you cool, gravity-defying cats! I know I promised you more Achilles love this week, but sometimes in the blogging-biz, you have to make room for breaking news. So instead, I am going postpone our Achilles talk until next week, in order to bring you the long-awaited part dieu to my Andy […]
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Who is AlterG? A Poetic Departure

Happy (day after) World Poetry Day, everyone! Ok, so we’re a little fashionably late on this… But you can’t rush good art. So, please excuse our slight tardiness and enjoy this free-verse ode to all things Anti-Gravity. I wrote it just for you. 
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Spotlight on Andy Funk: Vegas in 24 Charity Ride

Here at AlterG, we love using this blog to tell you all about how our Anti-Gravity Treadmill can help you reach your health and wellness goals. From time to time, however, we like to take a break from this narrative self-indulgence to highlight what really makes this company great: our rock star users (you guys!). This week, we would like to direct your attention towards one such individual; a man whose accomplishments are rivaled only by his altruism, a man who has made it his mission to save lives by transforming the world of women’s health.
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Making it Happen | First Race Back in Cudahy

Friends, A few weeks ago, Briana from Salus, Inc in Delafield, WI shared a very special story with us about an elite runner named Jenny Crain.  Briana was fortunate enough to join Jenny on her 1st race back from her accident a year ago. Here are her notes from the race and details on Jenny’s […]
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Women Who Run | Cornstalks and Critters: Marathon Training in Kansas in July

“The sun flickered like a strobe light as it rose behind the cornstalks. I had no one to dance with, so I cranked my tunes and ran faster.” –  My Facebook Update, July 1, 2010 As week two of marathon training comes to a close, I’ve made a point to notice at least one thing […]
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Fall Marathon Training Kicks Off in the Heat. A Few Thoughts on Hydration

This week marked the beginning of Fall Marathon Training, my second attempt at a marathon. This time around, I’m taking a more conservative approach, hoping to make it to marathon day injury-free. As I ran along the trail in the early mornings, grumbling because it was humid and already 70 degrees, I thought about how […]
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Do You Get The Same Workout On The AlterG?

This is a question that we are often posed here at AlterG. People understand the benefits that the AlterG provides as far as unloading the lower extremity to provide relief after injuries or after surgery. They get that the unweighting can help people train with less impact and stress to their bodies, thus decreasing the […]
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The Gift of Running | Week 2

Ever since I started walking, post-hemorrhage, the goal has been to relearn how to run on my own.  At the beginning of each year, I sit down and work out a set of realistic goals for recovery in that year.  Every year, at the top of my goal list is the following goal:
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Is Barefoot Running For Everyone?

One of the hot topics with runners, podiatrists, and sports physical therapists now is the trend of barefoot running. With more shoemakers jumping on the minimalist bandwagon after seeing the success of others, the question that needs to be posed is whether or not barefoot running is appropriate for everyone?
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Introducing: Jacon Chun – Clinical Specialist

We are very pleased to announce that Jacon Chun has recently joined the AlterG team in the role of Clinical Specialist. [Jacon will be blogging regularly for us regarding medical issues, injury prevention strategies, training recommendations, and any other pertinent clinical topics. Feel free to contact us with suggestions and follow us for updates on […]
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