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Volt Athletics® Announces Revolutionary Performance Training AI

Seattle, WA, Tuesday, August 21, 2018 — Volt Athletics® ('Volt') announced today the launch of Cortex™, the revolutionary performance training AI. An established leader in the athletic performance space, Volt's training is trusted by over 250,000 athletes and coaches in over 120 countries worldwide.

Aug 21, 2018

Forget Amazon: These Are the 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Seattle

Seattle is home to more than just giants like Amazon and Starbucks. There are rising software companies, health services, and media startups. The Emerald City has also become the West Coast mecca for advertising and marketing firms. Altogether, 13 Seattle-based companies made the 2018 Inc. 5000--Inc.'s annual tally of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Here's a look at the top 10.

Aug 17, 2018

11 World Cup stars hoping to score with VC investments

Not too long ago it wasn't uncommon for a retired professional footballer to open a restaurant or dabble in real estate investments. Scores of players also got burned in get-rich-quick schemes, overestimating their business acumen off the field or relying on–in some cases–untrustworthy advisors.

But things are changing, and some players are studying economics, receiving MBAs and increasingly making private market investments as they look for a long-term nest egg.

Jun 14, 2018

Investors are betting big on fitness tech

Fitness tech is hitting the ground running, and ambitious startups are looking to leverage all the awesome emerging technologies to propel themselves forward. Startups are seeking to leverage AI, genomics, virtual reality, and biometrics to make fitness tech more effective and more personal.

Feb 27, 2018

Gatorade partners with Seattle startup Volt, will integrate nutrition advice into workout app

Volt Athletics is teaming up with one of the biggest names in sports business.

The Seattle startup today announced a new partnership with Gatorade and will rename its strength and conditioning consumer app to “Volt Fueled by Gatorade.” The revamped app combines Volt’s “intelligent” workout technology with Gatorade’s sports nutrition expertise, offering a more complete digital fitness guide for athletes.

Feb 13, 2018

Seahawks and Volt Athletics collaborate for Second Annual Strength Training Donation to Local High Schools

RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks and Volt Athletics (Volt) will 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 Ingraham High School (Seattle), Foster High School (Tukwila), and Stadium High School (Tacoma).

Sep 28, 2017

Weight Training for Cyclists – How to do it Right

Top cyclists often get automatic access to comprehensive training from coaches and experts from national sports bodies (such as the Australian Institute of Sport) and from their cycling team or club. But for amateurs riders and everyday cyclists who just want to get better on the bike, expert training can be unobtainable. A new digital training service called Volt is seeking to change this by putting expert training within reach for everyday people, they cater to a range of sports and include cycling specific programs.

Jul 18, 2017

Volt Athletics Named Official Strength and Conditioning Partner of Football Canada and the Canadian National Football Teams

Ottawa, ON, Canada; Seattle, WA, USA—Tuesday, July 11, 2017: Football Canada, the national governing body of Canadian amateur football, has named sport performance technology company Volt Athletics the official strength and conditioning provider for Football Canada including the organization's national teams.

Jul 11, 2017

Volt Named One of Washington's 100 Best Places to Work

Seattle, WA—Friday, June 23, 2017: Volt Athletics Inc. (Volt), the global leader in technology solutions for sport performance training, announced that it has been named one of Washington state’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to Seattle Business Magazine.

Jun 23, 2017

USMNT’s DeAndre Yedlin Invests In Strength Training App

You could say DeAndre Yedlin is proud to be from Seattle. Yedlin, a defender for the U.S. men’s national soccer team, recently invested in Seattle-based [a(href="http://www.voltathletics.com/") Volt Athletics], a platform for professional-level strength and conditioning.

Yedlin currently plays for Newcastle United and has had previous stints with the Seattle Sounders and Tottenham Hotspur. But when he’s not defending his team’s side of the pitch, he’s finding local startups like Volt to invest in, embracing a passion for technology that he described to GeekWire.

Jun 23, 2017

Why U.S. soccer star DeAndre Yedlin invested in this ‘intelligent workout’ sports tech startup

At just 23 years of age, DeAndre Yedlin has built quite the resume. The Seattle native was the first “homegrown” player to sign with Sounders FC; he made his first U.S. national team appearance in 2014; and a year later he signed with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. Now you can add another line to those achievements: startup investor.

Yedlin recently invested in Seattle-based sports tech startup Volt Athletics, a maker of an “intelligent” strength and conditioning platform.

Jun 20, 2017

Training: Stronger, More Explosive With Volt

Goff Rugby Report contributor Kevin Simoni is working out on the Volt Rugby app developed in conjunction with Atavus; he's writing a series on his own journey getting back to ideal playing condition.

When I first downloaded and explored the Volt app, I was interested in seeing not only how it would affect my performance on the field but more importantly how it would affect my debilitated lower back. After using it for four weeks I am more than happy to say that both my performance on the field and my lower back have improved significantly.

May 29, 2017

Jackets Get Stronger: The new Volt weight-lifting program has benefited Cedarville athletics

Cedarville University has transitioned to a new lifting program for its athletic teams. The new program, Volt Athletics, helps athletes excel in their performance and allows Cedarville to remain compliant with NCAA regulations. Volt Athletics emphasises user-friendliness while increasing performance through strengthening and lifting exercises. The Volt program provides a platform to make sport-specific training programs for each team. In a sense, Volt acts as a stand-alone strength and conditioning coach that athletes can access through an app.

Feb 14, 2017

SFIA Member Spotlight – VOLT Athletics

Volt Athletics is a sports technology company that brings professional-level strength and conditioning to all athletes and teams worldwide. Volt’s Intelligent Training System uses proprietary technology, combined with decades of industry expertise, to deliver better training to more athletes. A key difference between Volt and existing fitness apps is that while most apps track what a user has already done, Volt actually tells the user what to do.

Feb 1, 2017

Volt Athletics Raises Over $770,000 To Bring Total Funding To $3 Million

Seattle-based sports performance training company Volt Athletics is using its new round of funding, which totals over $770,000, to invest more in strategic relationships and develop new technologies, including ones for its proprietary intelligent training system and app. The funding increases Volt’s total raised amount to $3 million.

Jan 24, 2017

Volt Athletics raises more cash to bolster ‘intelligent’ strength and conditioning app

Volt Athletics is raising more cash to help fuel growth of its intelligent strength and conditioning platform. The 5-year-old Seattle startup just reeled in an additional $770,000, pushing total funding to date to $3 million. The 16-person company will use the fresh cash to further develop its mobile app that prescribes sport-specific workouts based on an individual’s goals and a variety of other factors. The idea is to utilize the smartphone and algorithms to help high school, college, and professional athletes build strength and mitigate injury risk

Jan 24, 2017

Volt Athletics raises new funding to expand the reach of its intelligent training system

Seattle WA - Tuesday, January 24, 2017: Volt Athletics Inc. (Volt), the global leader in technology solutions for sport performance training, announced that they have closed a funding round of over $770,000. This investment brings Volt’s total funding to $3M.

Jan 24, 2017

What’s Hot In Sports Technology For 2017?

Last week, more than 80 industry executives weighed in on the upcoming trends to watch in 2017 along with various predictions for what could be expected in the next calendar year. Responses came from sports industry professionals across the worlds of technology, virtual reality, social media, sports science, eSports and other niches within sports.

Jan 3, 2017

Gear of the Year: Some of our favorites from 2016

Created by a technology company specializing in sport performance training, the new app from Volt Athletics takes the guesswork out of working out. Backed by strength and conditioning coaches from some of the most renowned collegiate athletic programs, the cloud-based technology creates a personalized workout program based on the user’s preferred sport and competition schedule.

Dec 24, 2016

#SportTechieTrends: 80+ Industry Experts Share The Top Sports Technology Trends And Innovations To Watch In 2017

With 2016 coming to an end, SportTechie compiled insights from over 80 sports technology industry experts to look ahead to what technological innovations will continue to evolve the sports industry in the coming year. The experts who weighed in include leaders from eSports, virtual reality and player-tracking companies, as well as experts in social media, mobile, wearables and professional sports.

Dec 20, 2016

Problems & Solutions to Coaching Athletes Remotely

Technology in the weight room is a rapidly expanding field, one that many strength coaches are beginning to explore. Not only is technological hardware taking innovative first steps in motion capture, velocity measurement, and GPS systems, but cloud- and web-based applications can allow athletes unprecedented access to their training from anywhere in the world. This ability to reach athletes remotely offers unique opportunities once unattainable by S&C professionals.

Dec 11, 2016

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.

Nov 29, 2016

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.

Nov 10, 2016

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.

Oct 24, 2016

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.

Oct 13, 2016

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.”

Oct 13, 2016

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.

Oct 4, 2016

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.

Sep 22, 2016

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.

Sep 14, 2016

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.

Sep 13, 2016

In 4 months, I've made more gains than I did in 1.5 years on my own. I absolutely love this app.

AndrewJ964
app store review

We just had our spring tournament where we played 14 sets—and didn't lose A SINGLE SET! The girls were in great shape.

Jack Nummerdor
Holton High School

Trusted by250,000+Athletes and Coaches

They are kicking the ball way harder than last year. They've out-jumped the plyo boxes so we have to get bigger ones!

Al Shorey
Darlington School

I love the ability to train with the personalized advice and guidance of a coach even when I'm on the road.

Cameroons
app store review

I have 20 years of coaching experience, and I could not have spent my money on anything better than Volt.

Zach Raber
Trine University

Like having a personal trainer for your phone.

Geneseeker
app store review

I don't have time to build programs from scratch—so I don't understand why a coach would get anything other than Volt!

Joe Todd
Milford High School

Since we started using Volt a couple months ago, we have already seen an increase in strength and speed across our team.

Jenna Handshoe
Tusculum College

I love this app! It's so easy to use and after every workout, I feel the burn!!

E-DM23
app store review

I am running faster than ever and my core has never been this strong.

SeattleRunner87
App Store Review

Volt is a game-changer for us. We are definitely the envy of a lot of other athletic programs around the school!

Chris Adams
Shakopee High School

We had the fewest number of injuries this season and that is directly because of the Volt system.

Rich Carillo
Royal High School

Two years ago we struggled to have kids rep 135. After training on Volt for a year, we are repping 225!

Donnie Kerns
Buckeye Trail High School

These workouts are easy to follow and they kick your butt. Same way my college strength coach used to work our team out.

HardWorkinDawg
App Store Review

I am constantly getting comments from other coaches about how fit our team is!

Constantine Ananiadis
Oberlin College

This app is not like the million other fitness tracking apps...it actually has science and research behind it.

Sara Mos
App Store Review

Volt is the best program I've ever used for training our athletes. It is affordable, organized, and challenging.

Rich Albonizio
Hall of Fame Coach

Volt ensures that each athlete is being pushed in their workouts to gain maximum results.

Gus MacLeod
St. Michael's College

Since starting Volt, not only am I 19 lb leaner, but this is the strongest I've been in years. Volt is legit!

Nick Evans
Atavus Rugby

Volt is the only program that I have used in all 20 years of coaching that resulted in strength gains during the season.

Clint Gard
Rochester High School

Volt makes our job easier, and we’ve seen a tremendous effect on my athletes' athleticism and performance.

Constantine Ananiadis
Oberlin College

We are 7-0 and won our league championship—and our team is the healthiest we have ever been at this point in the season!

Tom Kick
Zimmerman High School

After getting my swim team training on Volt, my swimmers are in the best shape I’ve ever seen in my years of coaching.

Derek Amerman
Peoria Notre Dame HS

We were averaging 1.5 ACL tears every year for 10 years—but haven’t had a single one since starting Volt 3 years ago!

Andy Kaplan
Reinhardt University