It’s the closest thing to running on the moon while on earth!
This NASA designed treadmill allows users to run at a percentage of their body weight. The Alter G minimizes stress on recovering injuries, allowing someone with an injury to recover faster while maintain fitness along the way.
The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill is a great rehabilitation tool.
One of the great benefits of using the AlterG is the mental boost from being able to run again. From thinking I would be locking away the running shoes for summer, to now being confident of crossing finish lines has totally changes my outlook.
For injured athletes, it isn’t enough to just get back on their feet. The goal is to get back to their pre-injury peak condition. Incorporating an AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill into an existing sports injury rehabilitation program will help athletes:
Many of the world’s top runners incorporate Alter G use into their normal training routines. The purpose being to ‘de-load’ their legs in order to decrease the likelihood of injury. For example 2016 AUS Olympic Games 5,000 and 10,000m finalist Eloise Wellings utilised regular AlterG anti-gravity treadmill sessions in her 2016 Rio Olympic Games campaign.
To find out more, read The 5 Top Ways the AlterG can Benefit Runners.