At Custom Performance, ALL of our staff are specially trained to work with runners of all abilities
Running Analysis with Optogait
VO2 Max & Lactate Threshold Testing
We offer a one hour comprehensive biomechanical Running Analysis to evaluate your movement patterns and stride using video analysis. Real-time results help us create a tailored plan to increase efficiency and decrease injury.
Along with filming your gait, we collect Optogait Data which provides us with personalized information about your:
This information assists us in developing a custom plan for you as well as injury prevention.
Greg Laraia, ATC:
Gregory Laraia ATC is an Athletic Trainer and running consultant at Custom Performance. Greg graduated from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania where he was a student athlete competing all four years on the Cross Country and Track teams. During his time at East Stroudsburg Greg interned in a variety of settings from middle school all the way up to division 1 collegiate athletics performing injury assessments, rehabilitation exercises and therapeutic modalities to all types of athletes. He also has experience working with patients from an orthopedic outpatient Physical Therapy clinic where he educated patients on proper rehabilitation techniques. Greg is also FMT Rocktape Certified, a competitive runner in the New York area as well as a running coach with clients of all ages. With a passion for helping patients and athletes alike, Greg provides the highest quality care to help clients reach their goals.
We offer a pin prick test to directly read lactate levels during a maximal effort running test
You can then tailor training programs to increase your lactate threshold and aerobic capacity by training just below this threshold
This test is a maximal effort test administered on a treadmill and the client receives a report within one day outlining results!
This gas exchange test measures how well you utilize oxygen which is directly related to your endurance. You will be working at your maximum effort on our Woodway Treadmill at incremental changes of speed and incline.
The revolutionary AlterG Pro utilizes NASA technology to enhance your training experience by drastically reducing weight impact while improving performance. Athletes use the AlterG to get performance results faster and more effectively.
Custom Performance is one of the few centers in NYC who has this advanced treatment available for your use.