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Tag: Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Handling a Heat Wave

Handling a Heat Wave

Getting overheated while working out can really ruin your day, maybe your life. That sounds dramatic, but it’s something to think about when temperatures climb. How do you know when you’re getting overheated? Overheating – or thermal strain – feels exhausting. You may be going your usual pace or even slower than normal but you

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Three Myths about Running Shoes

Three Myths about Running Shoes

As PTs we are often asked to recommend running shoes for patients. So before you go to the running store, consider this: Myth #1: Preventing injury is a matter of finding the right shoe. There is no shoe that magically prevents injury. And no one shoe is great for everyone. So at the running store, run long

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New Help for Plantar Fasciitis

New Help for Plantar Fasciitis

The first few steps in the morning are agonizing if you struggle with plantar fasciitis. We once thought it was because the fascia contracted during the night and pain occurred as the tissue stretched with that first step. It made sense then, that stretching more would solve the problem. But stretching exercises and orthotics are

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No Regrets

No Regrets

We’ve had the anti-gravity treadmill for less than a month, but have seen so many small miracles right before our eyes.  A woman with Achilles tendinosis just ran a 6-minute mile for an hour at 85% body weight without a lick of pain. After weeks of pain while running, that felt like a miracle.  George,

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The Anti-Gravity Treadmill Turns Back Time

When I was 21, I got serious about exercise. The aerobics craze was in full swing, and after all, I was headed for PT school; it was time to start walking the talk. To give you an idea of how old I am, I bought a pair of cheap sneakers from the “Five and Dime” and

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