Meet Candace Brown
Click to see an interview with Candace and her therapist Susan from the Central Vermont Medical Center
Candace Brown promised her late husband, Walter Brown, that she would run the Boston Marathon. Before he died, Walter had served as the official starter for the race for 22 years.
In order to keep her promise, Candace used the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill to train for the 26.2 mile race, and in the process lost over 70lbs and reversed her diabetes. Continue reading “Losing 70 Pounds to Keep a Promise”
Last week, four AlterG employees competed at and won the 2015 Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relay. We wanted to hear from them about their training and how they use the Anti-Gravity Treadmill.
Jesus Romo is an elite runner who competed in the 2014 USA Track and Field Championships in the 3000m Steeplechase, where he placed 14th.
Leading up to the Penn Relays, I primarily used the Anti-Gravity Treadmill for base building and recovery. Continue reading “AlterG Employees Get Fit on the AlterG”
AlterG for the 3-Peat!
The AlterG Team with the coveted Penn Relays Wheel
We are thrilled to spread the news that AlterG is now the three-time Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relays champion! Last Friday, four AlterG runners (and employees) from across the country met in Philadelphia to defend our title. They ran their best in the cold night to secure a decisive win over the second place team, JP Morgan (with their 240,000 employees). Continue reading “AlterG Takes Home 3rd Title at the Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relay”
First there was space…
This is how you run in space.
In the 1960s, NASA started sending astronauts into space. At first, people spent only a short period of time outside the earth’s gravitational pull.
However, after the International Space Station was introduced, astronauts started extending their stay. The zero gravity environment began causing weight loss, muscle atrophy, and decreased bone density. NASA was learning that exercising is hard when you can’t keep your feet on the ground! Continue reading “A Brief History of AlterG’s NASA Technology – The Early Years”
Under the Lights of Historic Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania
Members of the 2014 championship team celebrate their victory with the Penn Relays Wheel
This Friday night, at the University of Pennsylvania, four AlterG employees will take the track to defend our title as the two-time Corporate Distance Medley Relay Champions. The Penn Relays, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, is the largest and oldest track & field competition in the US. Professional, collegiate, and high-school runners compete in a variety of relay races over four days, and attendance can top 50,000 people! Continue reading “AlterG Defending Title at the 2015 Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relay”
Marc Boff, Director of Sports Medicine for NBC’s The Biggest Loser, instructs contestant during calibration.
Marc Boff, Director of Sports Medicine for NBC’s The Biggest Loser, uses the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill to help contestants train through injuries and achieve their weight loss goals.
“We are extremely fortunate to have the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill in our Sports Medicine department on set at The Biggest Loser. With its precise ability to control and manipulate weight-bearing forces, it has become one of the most utilized modalities for not only its therapeutic benefits but also for its continued weight loss results. Continue reading “Testimonial from Marc Boff | Director of Sports Medicine | NBC’s The Biggest Loser”