Geriatric Exercise: the Ticket to Better Senior Health

By now, you are likely familiar with our evangelization of exercise. Here at AlterG, we certainly believe in the power of movement! Of course, the health benefits of geriatric exercise for seniors are well known. Better cardiovascular health, improved blood markers, stronger bones, and weight loss are just a few of the reasons to get up and get moving. What many people don’t realize, however, is that exercise can be especially important for seniors, a population not traditionally associated with strenuous physical activity. Continue reading “Geriatric Exercise: the Ticket to Better Senior Health”

Maintenance Guide to the Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Keeping up with our maintenance recommendations will ensure your machine calibrates efficiently, prevent/prolong general wear and tear, and lastly provide your patients with a clean and hygienic experience. Check out our online store, store.alter-g.com, for recommended products! Continue reading “Maintenance Guide to the Anti-Gravity Treadmill”

AlterG in the Olympics

As Rio 2016 kicks off, we’d like to take a moment to give kudos to all the athletes competing; the Olympic journey is certainly not an easy one, and we stand in awe of the sheer tenacity and dedication demonstrated by these elite athletes. AlterG salutes you all!

Indeed, these elites take their bodies to the limit (and beyond!) on a daily basis, walking that thin and perilous tightrope between peak fitness and devastating injury. Few athletes know this precarious balancing act more intimately than distance runners, who are known for pounding the pavement for upwards of 100 miles per week, a tall order for even the most genetically gifted among us. Continue reading “AlterG in the Olympics”