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A Practical Guide to Training during Ramadan

Written by Mohammad Nourani — current intern coach at ALTIS and former NCAA collegiate athlete. Every Ramadan is said to be unique, and 2020 is no exception. The current global pandemic has added additional hurdles for Muslim athletes, who now have to find even more creative ways to train, on top of dealing with the challenges of Ramadan. Not that...

Hurdle Spacing Considerations – A Primer

In the article following, world renowned hurdles Coach - Andreas Behm shares an excerpt from the ALTIS Track & Field Series Course he is currently authoring: 'Coaching the Sprint Hurdles' . This course will be released later this year so stay tuned for more information dropping later this summer! A couple of questions I often get asked by coaches are:...

The Role of Nutrition in Peak Performance

“There are still too many opportunities being missed between areas of expertise. Whoever can bridge these gaps will trigger the next wave of innovation and solutions.” To maximize the preparation of the elite athlete, a multitude of service providers have to be in place.  At the center is always the athlete.  Extending out from there, is the coach, the medical team, the...

Foundation Course Now Open

Last week - due to the coronavirus, and the related fact that many in our community are now working from home (or, in fact, not working at all), we reduced the cost of all our unlocked Courses by 20%, and offered free access for those that had been laid off, or were effected to the point where they could not...

Medium-term Planning For Reaction-based Programming

Derek Evely is one of the world’s foremost experts on the theory and methodology of training, with a special interest in the work of Dr. Anatoliy Bondarchuk (Derek was the person responsible for bringing Dr. B to North America, and Dr. B lived in Derek’s basement for 5 years!) Derek - along with our great friend, journalist, coach, and super-historian...

BREAKING: Thorne Research now naming partner for the ALTIS Apprentice Coach Program

In December of 2017, we formed a partnership with Thorne Research - one of the most respected leaders in nutritional science and supplement intervention. Over the last 2 years, this partnership has not only provided the athletes that train with ALTIS access to an extensive range of high quality products, but has also continually educated both coaches and athletes about...

Polarization Of Intensity

This short excerpt is from Module 4; Section 6 of the Foundation Course, entitled ‘Loading Methods’. Module 4 is an awesome Module, written primarily by our friends Derek Evely and PJ Vazel. This section includes an introduction to polarized training - an increasingly topical subject over the last few years, as well as a few case-studies, describing its use with...

Breaking Down Silos … An Overview of the First ALTIS All-Women ACP

We all had an amazing time last week with the Thorne Apprentice Coach Program - women’s edition.  This was our 46th ACP in our 7th year of operation, and most certainly ranks up there as one of the best thus far! “It was an opportunity to honor the uniqueness of training a female athlete as well as the complexities that...

ALTIS Partners with Brains Bioceutical Corp.

** Supported by Brains Bioceutical Corp. “Brains”, The Global Leader in Cannabinoid Based Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient’s “API’s”, ALTIS continues to pursue the ground-breaking work of the ‘Living Lab’ ** ALTIS is excited to announce that we have partnered with Brains Bioceutical Corp. The ALTIS / Brains Bioceutical Living Lab aims to generate new knowledge by exploring, experimenting, and evaluating new...

ACP Podcast with Nate Shaw of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Hosted by Jason Hettler, the Second Thorne ACP Podcast of the 19-20 season is now available. This episode features Nate Shaw - the Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks - who will be presenting at the December edition of the Thorne ACP. Coach Shaw is currently entering his 11th season as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the...
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