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Thinking Scientifically

The aim of the ALTIS/Iso-Sport Living Lab is to improve the integration of science with practice in sport performance environments. We understand that the results of our work in elite track & field will not always be generalizable to the broader population of athletes. Thus, a primary goal of ours is to help coaches create their own ‘Living Lab’ within...

Athletigen ACP Podcast with Molly Galbraith

The fourth Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring one of our March ACP guest speakers - Molly Galbraith. Molly is co-founder of Girls Gone Strong, a movement started in 2011 by seven women who wanted to change the landscape of nutrition and training information for women. In this podcast we discuss why negative body image is...

Hemp and CBD: A New Horizon for Sports Performance?

Changes are in motion for the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) following the passing of the US Farm Bill, which legalized hemp in December 2018. But what is CBD, and how can it benefit sports performance? We'll take a look by first exploring the scientific underpinnings of the compound, before learning more from two members of the ISO-SPORT Medical Advisory Board....

Intern Insights – November 2018 ACP

As interns, we were fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to attend every Apprentice Coach Program presentation, practical, and discussion throughout the November 2018 edition. With a desire to improve and gain knowledge, this provided us the chance to actively learn, grow, and further shape our individual philosophies. The November ACP was filled with many meaningful topics and included...

Resisted Sprint Training – ALTIS and 1080 Motion…Part III

In Part 2 of this series we explored the first 3 training cycles, or 9 weeks, of the 2017-18 season and gave context around the Load-Velocity Profiles provided by 1080 Sprint. In this installment we will dive further into the training season, comparing and contrasting Athletes 2 and 3 (Table 1) from the last article. Table...

October ACP Podcast with Dr Jeremy Koenig – CEO of Athletigen

The third Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring Jeremy Koenig. Dr. Koenig is the Founder and CEO of Athletigen, a sports genetics company with a mission to educate and empower athletes and coaches alike, through the collection and interpretation of personal genetic information. Providing a variety of insights into the role of genetics in sport...

October Athletigen ACP Podcast with 3x Olympic Gold Medalist – Tianna Bartoletta

The second Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring some fascinating insights from three-time Olympic Gold Medalist - Tianna Bartoletta. Providing a candid preview into some of the topics set to be addressed when Tianna speaks at the October edition of the ACP, listeners of this podcast will enjoy discussion including: Overcoming adversity and challenge in...

October Athletigen ACP Podcast with Coach Mike Boyle

The first Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring some fascinating insights from esteemed Coach Mike Boyle. Providing an insightful preview into some of the topics set to be addressed when Coach Boyle speaks at the October edition of the ACP, listeners of this podcast will enjoy discussion on topics including: The curse of knowledge with...

Your Olympic Preparation starts NOW!

Did you know that ALTIS is actually the ancient name for the sanctuary of the gods in Olympia, Greece? What better place to prepare for your Olympic dreams? With Tokyo 2020 just two years away, begin your preparation with us here in Phoenix this Fall. We aim to provide an unparalleled athlete membership experience. This includes: An Experienced Team of Coaches World-Class Training...

June ACP Podcast with Dr Fergus Connolly

In the June Edition of our Athletigen ACP Preview Podcast, we are joined by Dr Fergus Connolly. Author of the book 'Gamechanger' and a premier thought-leader in the arenas of team performance and winning in sports, Fergus formerly served as Performance and Operations Director for the University of Michigan Football program. Prior to joining U-M, Fergus spent two seasons with the...
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