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11 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Seattle

11 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Seattle

The heavy hitters — Microsoft, Amazon, and Google — call it home. So do plenty of other big startup names, like Zillow or Tableau. If all our coverage of the recent Seattle Startup Week wasn’t enough to convince you, Seattle’s getting to be a pretty big startup hub.  We at Tech.Co decided to round up a group of CEOs, founders, and entrepreneurs with two things in common. They’re all Seattleites and they all have a little insight to share about their experience starting up in the city. Here’s the rundown.

8 Exercise Machines That Are a Complete Waste of Time in the Gym

8 Exercise Machines That Are a Complete Waste of Time in the Gym

The rise in popularity of functional fitness prompted a movement away from exercises that isolate certain muscles and towards those that work groups of muscles together to better prepare them for daily tasks. This is done through exercises that simulate common, everyday movements like squatting, multi-directional lunges and standing bicep curls.  Here are the machines to skip—and more efficient alternatives to swap into your fitness routine.

 

Serious athletes and weekend warriors could benefit from this digital personal trainer

Serious athletes and weekend warriors could benefit from this digital personal trainer

When a local company reached out about a new app that’s intended to be the digital equivalent of a personal trainer, I was interested. Maybe this would be my solution.

Volt training programs are based on how an athlete trains, and the personalization starts with your sport. Basketball, volleyball, water polo and more have their own training plans. Marathoners and triathletes can choose a plan to prepare for their next race. For us nonspecialized folks, there’s an “all-around athlete” program, which I checked out.

Dan Giuliani – Co-Founder and CEO of Volt Athletics

Dan Giuliani – Co-Founder and CEO of Volt Athletics

Dan Giuliani is the co-founder and CEO of Volt Athletics, Inc., a Seattle-based sports tech company that brings elite-level sport performance training to athletes and teams worldwide. Volt’s technology is an expert system that leverages decades of strength and conditioning research and science to build hyper-personalized training plans delivered through an intelligent training app.

Gym Gaffes: 11 Mistakes You’re Making When Doing Squats

Gym Gaffes: 11 Mistakes You’re Making When Doing Squats

“The human body was designed to squat. Whether you are sinking down to pick something up off the kitchen floor, performing weighted squats in the gym, or simply lowering yourself into a chair (or the toilet!), you are using squat mechanics,” said Christye Estes, CSCS, ACSM certified personal trainer, and Sport Performance Specialist for Volt Athletics. “Because the squat is such an essential human movement, everyone—from the 300-pound powerlifter to my 87-year-old client—can perform a squat, as long as your form is correct.”

New partnership gives students access to professional athletic training

New partnership gives students access to professional athletic training

The UW has partnered with Volt Athletics in an attempt to bring professional strength and conditioning training to students who might only casually participate in athletics.

Volt’s app traditionally costs $29 a month, but UW students and faculty can now obtain access for $9. The app provides training programs that are sport-specific. Club Sports Coordinator Chris Delaune believes that this will be a particularly important asset for the UW considering the diverse array of sports the university has to offer. 

Firms create app for a new generation of athletes

Firms create app for a new generation of athletes

MSC Nutrition, a Cardiff-based sports brand, has formed a partnership with global sport-tech company Volt Athletics to support a new generation of athletes. The Welsh firm has begun providing a training platform within Volt’s intelligent training app. It gives users access to sport-specific training plans customised to their needs so they can constantly improve and reach new goals in their careers.

Leading Welsh High Performance Sports Nutrition Brand Partners with Global Leader

Leading Welsh High Performance Sports Nutrition Brand Partners with Global Leader

September 14, 2016—Leading Cardiff-based high performance sports nutrition brand MSC Nutrition® has partnered with Volt Athletics, the global leader in sport performance technology solutions, to provide athletes across the UK access to professionally built strength and conditioning through Volt’s intelligent training app.

NFL Team Supplies HS Teams with Training Programs

NFL Team Supplies HS Teams with Training Programs

How would you like to receive a free strength and training program for your high school team — donated by your local NFL team?

That’s a reality for three Washington State high school football teams. Renton, John F. Kennedy and Sumner High Schools will be getting strength and conditioning programs delivered through Volt’s intelligent training app. Volt Athletics, a Seattle-based sports technology company, announced the partnership with the Seattle Seahawks to donate professionally-built strength and conditioning programs to three Washington State high school football programs.

Seahawks, Volt Athletics team up to bring strength training to schools

Seahawks, Volt Athletics team up to bring strength training to schools

The three-year-old company, which has raised more than $1.85 million in funding, assists players in developing explosiveness, muscle mass and overall strength; it counts more than 50,000 athletes and coaches as partners.  “The Seahawks are taking a proactive approach with the aim of strengthening youth and high school football programs throughout the state, and we’re proud to play a role,” Dan Giuliani, co-founder and CEO of Volt Athletics, said in a press release. “Working together, we are able to leverage new technology to make elite-level training available and accessible to these local teams.”

Seahawks, Volt Athletics Partner To Bring Strength Training To Local Schools

Seahawks, Volt Athletics Partner To Bring Strength Training To Local Schools

Last week, the Seattle Seahawks announced a partnership with a local sports technology company that hopes to become the future of sports training: Volt Athletics. Together, the two organizations will donate professional strength training programs to three Washington State high school football teams, which they can then access through Volt’s training app.

Seahawks.com: Seahawks Partner With Volt Athletics To Bring Strength Training To Local High Schools

Seahawks.com: Seahawks Partner With Volt Athletics To Bring Strength Training To Local High Schools

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks announced today a partnership with Volt Athletics (Volt), a Seattle-based sports technology company, to donate professionally-built strength and conditioning programs to three Washington State high school football programs, delivered through Volt’s intelligent training app. The three schools, chosen in collaboration with the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), are Renton, John F. Kennedy, and Sumner High Schools.

Seahawks Partner with Volt Athletics to Bring Strength Training to Local High Schools

Seahawks Partner with Volt Athletics to Bring Strength Training to Local High Schools

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks announced today a partnership with Volt Athletics (Volt), a Seattle-based sports technology company, to donate professionally-built strength and conditioning programs to three Washington State high school football programs, delivered through Volt’s intelligent training app. The three schools, chosen in collaboration with the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), are Renton, John F. Kennedy, and Sumner High Schools.

Hudl 100: Highlighting Key Players in Sports & Technology

Hudl 100: Highlighting Key Players in Sports & Technology

Hudl profiled 100 individuals, teams and organizations that have recently made a significant impact in at least one of the following principles valued most at Hudl: Educate, Celebrate and Inspire

How did we decide on the 100 profiles to be included in this feature? It wasn’t easy. Hudl surveyed employees and select members of the sports community for nominations, ultimately featuring the 100 nominees with the most votes across the following categories: coaches & administrators, athletes, organizations & associations, teams, data analysts & video coordinators, sports media technology

Tennis.com Features Volt Athletics

Tennis.com Features Volt Athletics

Tennis.com featured Volt Athletics as an essential component of every tennis player's tool box. Tennis.com writer, Jon Levey, explains why every tennis player that is serious about improving their game and staying injury free should start training on Volt. 

Volt Athletics Sponsors the NSCA RSCC Ring Program to Honor Strength & Conditioning Coaches

Volt Athletics Sponsors the NSCA RSCC Ring Program to Honor Strength & Conditioning Coaches

Colorado Springs, CO; Seattle, WA – Thursday, July 7, 2016: Volt Athletics® (Volt), the global leader in technology solutions for sport performance training, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association® (NSCA), the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, today announced Volt will sponsor the RSCC Ring Program at the 39th Annual NSCA National Conference.

Father, son look to share Maccabiah rugby experience

Father, son look to share Maccabiah rugby experience

When Hollywood native Greg Schor Haskin, 50, competed for the United States in rugby in 1993 at the Maccabiah Games for Jewish athletes in Israel, it was a real special experience for him. "It was great connecting to my Jewish heritage in that way," said Schor Haskin, now a Pembroke Pines chiropractor.