It’s December. The New Year is fast approaching, and with it comes the typical, predictable, inevitable resolutions that we make the morning after the ball drops in Times Square.
This year, we say, things are going to change.
Most people who read that chuckle to themselves at least a little bit. I mean, come on: nobody actually keeps their New Year’s resolutions, right? They’re meant to be broken.
But we here at AlterG disagree.
This is the year.
So, in the spirit of a fresh new year soon to come and keeping our resolutions well into 2018 and beyond, here are four common resolutions and a few ways that AlterG can help you achieve them. Continue reading “Common New Year’s Resolutions and How to Make Them a Reality”
Recently, I noticed an odd dip while walking around in my running shoes. So, I sat down, took them off, and examined the soles—just as I suspected, they were worn out in exactly the same place that my running shoes always seem to wear out: the outside of my heels.
Time to investigate.
As it turns out, I over pronate, one of a few common gait inefficiencies among runners. And yet, up to that point, I’d just kind of lived with it.
Unfortunately, this might have been a big mistake. Continue reading “3 Tips for Examining and Correcting Your Gait”
Holiday season is upon us, that time of year when things get super busy—at least they will be here at AlterG. Office parties, white elephant celebrations…super fun AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill™ dance contests.
Okay maybe not that crazy.
This year, we’re all about keeping the festivities safe and injury-free. Why? Because none of us can forget the time our fellow employee—who shall remain NAMELESS—took a stumble while trying to bring a Christmas tree up to the second floor of their home. Continue reading “5 Common Injuries to Avoid this Holiday Season”
Quick quiz, hotshots: name the second most common cause of disability among American adults. Obesity? Nope. Old age, you say? That’s not it, either.
Did you guess lower back pain?
If so, a gold star for you, kind reader. Hopefully, though, you’re not among the many sufferers of this often-debilitating condition. Aside from being the cause of some 149 million missed workdays a year—and costing the U.S. economy $100-200 billion annually—lower back pain can significantly impact a person’s ability to lead a normal, pain-free life. Even the most basic movements can be limited, saying nothing of some of the more intense exercises and activities many people know and love. Continue reading “Suffering from Lower Back Pain? Unloading Could Be the Cure!”