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Location:

Atlanta,GA,

Member Since:

Jul 25, 2005

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • RICE

Personal:

Miles:This week: 6.00 Month: 141.20 Year: 2241.40
TypeA8 Test Lifetime Miles: 170.00
Kinvara Test Lifetime Miles: 292.00
K9 Test Purpleberry Lifetime Miles: 287.00
Haunted Phoenix Lifetime Miles: 269.00
K9 Test Arctic Blueberry Lifetime Miles: 250.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles on the AlterG @ 60% body weight. 7:30 pace. wacky.

3 mile walk + 200 pushups

Walking 2016 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Jake K on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 14:59:12 from 70.212.35.70

Great first run! :-)

From allie on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 15:11:11 from 172.56.5.244

thnx, my patience skills are thru the roof.

AlterRunning should be gr8 prep for AltaRunning.

From Russ on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 15:50:44 from 74.114.3.253

Very cool! So, what's it like running in/on an AlterG?

From Jake K on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 15:56:08 from 67.128.146.22

Since dancing can be high impact, we asked the Peruvian to install an Alter-G dance floor. It was only 1.8 million dollars.

From allie on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 11:13:39 from 170.140.105.123

russ -- AlterG rundown: you get to wear scuba shorts that have a witch hat brim around the waist. you step into what looks like a giant gym bag and you zip the witch hat brim around the canvas of the gym bag. then, calibration. you set the % of body weight you want and then the canvas fills with air around your waist, bolstering you up while your feet stay firmly on the ground (it's like a weird mix of gumby and a blood pressure test).

the pressure is all on your waist/gut and that can be (is) uncomfortable -- like you are running wearing a belt that is one notch too tight. there's definitely a smoothness/lightness to it compared to normal running, but even so it feels much more normal/less

moonwalky than i thought it would.

jake - how crazy is that, i actually just got an AtlerG dancing dress. http://goo.gl/eL4ufQ

From Russ on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 15:11:25 from 74.114.3.253

allie, you wax eloquent with your writing. if you can cook half as good as you write, you're a great cook.

Thanks for the description - that was so well done that I could feel the scuba shorts and brimmed hat. What a crazy getup and a great invention. I'm glad you can be in ATL to get you back on track. And I will now stay away from waist-belt sphygmomanometers as that sounds painful. But I know the feeling as my belt is always one notch too tight. I no longer need an AlterG, just tight pants! Or a new dancing dress.

From allie on Sun, Jun 12, 2016 at 16:14:15 from 24.99.46.55

fun fact: tom brady owns two AlterGs

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