Tactical Athletes Need Specific Training Programs. Period.

Tactical athletes are in need of specialized programming considerations to ensure their training is fitted for long-term success. While a majority of the needs of tactical athletes and sport athletes are similar, tactical athletes have intrinsic differences and circumstances that make their training needs incredibly distinct. Therefore, they deserve the attention and dedication through programs that are designed with those factors taken into consideration.

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The Foundation of Great Athletes—and People—Grit, Patience, and Consistency

One of the biggest benefits of strength training is hard to measure and cannot always be seen—character development. Grit, patience, and consistency are valuable truths that can be instilled through training. Those qualities will resonate with you throughout your career as an athlete, but more importantly, as a betterment to your character throughout different chapters of your life.

If you haven’t seen the benefits of strength training yet, just wait, they will come. And they will be worth it.

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Introducing the New Training Editor

Introducing the New Training Editor

We’re always looking for ways to provide the Volt Family with more opportunities to optimize your training for your unique environment. We understand that sometimes you might need to shorten a training session, to make it work for your team’s schedule. Or maybe you’d like to add an additional mobility-focused session at the end of the training week, to help facilitate active recovery. We hear you—and our new training editor is here to help you make Volt your own like never before.

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Nutrition and Recovery: Tips from the Dallas Cowboys Director of Sports Performance

Nutrition and Recovery: Tips from the Dallas Cowboys Director of Sports Performance

Volt’s Dr. Joe Eisenmann sat down Scott Sehnert, the Director of Sports Performance for the Dallas Cowboys. The two talked about nutrition and recovery for the high school athlete, including Sehnert’s top three tips for fueling properly.

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Introducing The New Training Goals

Introducing The New Training Goals

You asked, we listened! The Volt Family has been requesting workout plans outside our proven Sport Performance programs, and today we’re proud to announce that they finally are here. 

Now, whether you’re training for your occupation or just to look and feel better, Volt will build a structured workout plan to help you achieve the results you’re after. Our two brand-new training tracks, Strength & Fitness and Tactical Readiness, are the result of the thoughtful feedback we’ve been hearing from our Volt Family and we couldn’t be more excited for you to try them out.

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Examining Movement Strength Ratios: How Data Science is Changing the Landscape of Strength and Conditioning

Successful strength programming requires the balance of scientific principles and practical real-world methods. While scientific inquiry drives our understanding of training and injury prevention, it is the coach’s ability to implement that science that determines how effective a training program is. The balance between the two is what allows coaches to make the greatest impact possible. Often, the use of practical shortcuts is necessary to make training effective in constrained environments. The demand for strength coaches to be economical with time and energy makes the use of simple heuristics necessary. Volt was built utilizing many of these same strategies, but with the integration of our performance training AI, Cortex, Volt can help bridge the gap between science and practice in remarkably new ways.

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3 Tips for your First Volt Workout

If you’re new to the #VoltFamily—get ready! You’re about to see what working out with a personalized, adaptive, and ever-evolving training plan can do for your body (and your fitness goals). The Volt app was designed to deliver the most effective training methodology, through a powerful, patent-pending technology called Smart Sets that adjusts each workout to optimize your results. So before you tap that Start Workout button for the first time, here’s what you need to know.

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Volt's Guide to Dominating Your Summer Training

The summer is often the best time for athletes to develop. As a young athlete, there are few times throughout the year where school responsibilities can take a back seat to your performance. Commit yourself to a consistent routine over the summer, and you’ll show up to tryouts/pre-season camp with more power, speed, and control than ever before. Our top 3 steps to your best summer ever (yes, really) are inside…

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Volt and Big Data “In the Wild”: The World’s Largest Strength Training Study

Since the new Volt app was launched in 2018, there have been over 1 million users (and growing!) who input data on sets, repetitions, and load on a daily or weekly basis into the Volt Database. For a moment, just stop and think of the total number of data points! Indeed, this is the era of Big Data. Big Data is now a term used in many sectors including business, health care, banking, government, manufacturing, retail, education…and also sports, as first popularized by the book and movie Moneyball. And, just as professional sports teams are data mining and using predictive analytics to improve performance, so are the software development, data science, and sports science teams at Volt.

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