What to expect:
One of the athletic trainers will walk you through the process of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill and how to use it. They will fit you in a pair of shorts that allow you to zip into the AlterG to allow for proper body weight calibration. You will stay zipped in the entire time. They will make sure the AlterG is fit properly to you so you are comfortable. They will show you how to get out when you are finished. The athletic trainers are available for assistance and any questions you may have, they will check on you regularly during your time on the AlterG.
The AlterG Anti-Gravity treadmill allows for an athlete to train at a reduced body weight so they are maintaining strength, mobility, range of motion, etc. while lowering the risk of injury. The AlterG decreases the stress and pounding on the musculoskeletal system of their body. The AlterG is also great for post-injury and post-operative rehabilitation. It helps to increase strength, balance, mobility, range of motion, etc.. The AlterG is also great for general recovery. Active recovery is essential to keep your body healthy and this allows you to do that at a lower body weight with less stress.
Do I Need This?
Absolutely! Whether you’re needing rehabilitation from an injury or surgery, looking to increase fitness, needing some recovery or just wanting to run at a lower body weight the AlterG is perfect for you!
The Via model of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill has a program included called AlterG Assistant. This program allows the athletic trainer to develop a personalized program just for you! The athletic trainer has the ability to adjust your body weight, speed and incline depending on what your end goal is. The AlterG adjusts accordingly to the program designed.