Want to see what Lightspeed Lift can do for you? Check out our six case studies of real people who have gotten back to running with Lightspeed Lift.

What are users saying about the Lightspeed Lift Body Weight Support system? Here’s a small sample.


“As a masters runner trying to train as hard as possible without injury, having an anti-gravity device that works with the treadmill I already own in my own home in fantastic!  The LightSpeed Lift allows me to add more mileage to my training without adding more stress on my joints and tendons.  I use it on “recovery” day runs and also for second runs a few days per week.   I’m thrilled I found it and extremely happy with the purchase!  I think this product is a tremendous value and training tool that just about any runner would want if they own a treadmill.”

– Louis L. – Sub 3 hour masters marathon runner – Oregon

“I really love how the lift system keeps me centered on the treadmill. I can relax much like I do when running the trails. It is much easier mentally to run on a treadmill with Lightspeed Lift support. I am also happy that my foot speed is improved. Rooty and rocky trails are easier after several training runs on the system.”

– Mike, ultramarathon trail runner

“Lightspeed Lift is an amazing product because of how it has helped me feel how fast my legs can turn over even when fatigued. I have really felt the difference in my 10k runs during triathlons. Never have I felt as strong or as fast as after training on the Lightspeed Lift system. My personal training clients love the fact that they can experience faster running with less post-exercise pain.”

– Jess Rossing, 2011 USA Triathlon Team

“I love running on Lightspeed Lift. It seems like you are going faster than you thought you could and this gives me confidence when I am in races. Also, faster without injury.”

Quintan, 10.9 100m high school runner

“My legs had gotten slow from years of LSD [long slow distance] training. Training one time per week on the Lightspeed Lift system enabled me to gain back leg speed and contributed to my qualifying for the 2012 women’s Olympic marathon trials. I have never done so much quality speed work without injury.”

– Katie McGee, marathon runner


“Lightspeed Lift dramatically improved my healing following a traumatic knee injury. As a runner, Lightspeed Lift helped me recover both physically and mentally. I am confident I would not have healed as quickly or as fully without the use of Lightspeed Lift. I wish I could send a video of me jumping up and down and thanking Lightspeed Lift for my recovery following severe knee sprain.”

– Sally, knee injury rehabilitation

“The Lightspeed Lift system “taught” me how to walk again after having both knees replaced. Such a simple device with such amazing results should be available in all rehabilitation clinics.”

– Anne, recovered from bilateral total knee replacement

“My legs and my head were bound up after I tore my ACL playing football. I thought my football days were over. After training on Lightspeed Lift I regained my confidence and speed and was able to help my team advance to within one game of the NCAA DII championship game. I recently ran a 4.3 40 at an NFL combine tryout.”

– Zac, running back, recovery from ACL surgery

“Here at the Duluth Y, we have witnessed the difference LightSpeed has made for some of our members. LightSpeed is a game-changer for everything from rehabbing an injury to just being able to run again. We have had people come to the Y seeking out the LightSpeed, knowing the difference it makes in their being able to run or walk and feel safe. We have been extremely happy with it, and think it is an important tool for any Y to have.”

– Alisha Bradley, Director of Healthy Living, Duluth Area Family YMCA 

Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, and Personal Trainers

“Our injured athletes are recovering faster using the Lightspeed Lift system to recover from lower extremity injuries. Athletes appreciate how much faster it allows them to progress. Getting back game speed, so often a huge barrier with injured athletes is simple since I have been able to retrain form and fitness on the Lightspeed Lift system. We are now incorporating Lightspeed Lift overspeed training into our prehabilitation programs. Athletes and coaches love it!”

– Mike Wendinger, head athletic trainer, University of Minnesota–Duluth

“Using the Lightspeed Lift system in my patients’ rehabilitation programs gives me greater ability to get my patients to peak performance levels more quickly and with greater safety. Lightspeed Lift gives my clients the lift and confidence they need to return to faster paced walking or running. Safety, effectiveness, satisfaction and outstanding results have convinced my referring doctors that Lightspeed Lift should be part of their patients’ rehabilitation.”

– Jim Rauzi, PT, owner of Center for Muscle Joint Therapy

“Lightspeed Lift is different than any other training tool I have experienced. Not only did it help me strengthen my own knee following ACL reconstruction, it has also allowed me to serve a wide variety of my clients in a safe, fun, and innovative manner often with transformational results.”

– Lisa Paulson, head personal trainer, University of Minnesota–Duluth

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