For some people, running is how they like to keep in shape. For some, injuries make that impossible.
However, there is good news in the form a new technology that can keep injured people on track.
Running is a fantastic way to increase health and wellness, but a new way of running is picking up steam. The Anti-Gravity Treadmill is designed to allow people to run or walk at less that their body weight and that helps people that are rehabbing injuries and those who are out of shape or overweight.
Steve Sepel and John Feeley of Einstein MossRehab explained to Eyewitness News, the machine’s capabilities.
“We can take anywhere from one percent of their body weight up to 80 percent of their body weight off and allow them to decrease the weight when running,” Feeley explained.
“If you run at about 80 percent of your weight, it’s cardiovascularly wise and about the same amount of exercise that you’re doing,” Sepel said. Read more at CBS Philly