Ask Omegawave: The ‘Variability’ of HRV

“Ask Omegawave” is an educational series during which we will be engaging in informal Q&A sessions with members of Omegawave’s science team, including Co-founder Val Nasedkin and our Senior Research Scientist Roman Fomin. As a numerical measure, Heart Rate (HR) is easy to define and compare—the calculation is derived from just two standardized components: frequency …

Coach’s Corner: Jim Snider

“Coach’s Corner” is an interview series conducted by Omegawave’s Customer Experience Manager, Tim Rusbasan. In this installment, Tim catches up with Jim Snider, a Strength and Conditioning Coach for men’s and women’s hockey at the University of Wisconsin and operator of the Neuro Explosion performance facility in Madison, WI. Tim Rusbasan: What training or performance issues did you originally …

Goal-driven: US Olympic Hockey Player Meghan Duggan

The past two years, Meghan Duggan did it all. After serving as team captain for the 2014 US Olympic team, the two-time Olympian helped lead the Buffalo Beauts to a second place finish in the 2015 season of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). She applied her years of leadership and elite ice hockey experience …

Ask Omegawave: Energy Supply Systems Part II—Practical Interventions

“Ask Omegawave” is an educational series during which we will be engaging in informal Q&A sessions with members of Omegawave’s science team, including Co-founder Val Nasedkin and our Senior Research Scientist Roman Fomin. Following up on the concepts introduced in Ask Omegawave: Energy Supply Systems & The Pump, this post aims to move from the …

Coach’s Corner: Landon Evans

“Coach’s Corner” is an interview series conducted by Omegawave’s Customer Experience Manager, Tim Rusbasan. In this installment, Tim catches up with Landon Evans, the Director of Sports Science at the University of Iowa. Tim Rusbasan: What training or performance issues did you originally think Omegawave would help you address? Landon Evans: I’m not sure if I can accurately …

Ask Omegawave: Energy Supply Systems & “The Pump”

In this series of educational posts, we will be engaging in informal Q&A sessions with Omegawave’s Co-founder Val Nasedkin and our Senior Research Scientist Roman Fomin, freely discussing the foundations of our technology and it’s practical applications. While our “Knowledge” section includes academic research papers and technical users guides, here we will attempt to narrow …

One Step Ahead: MMA Fighter Maxim Grishin

Mixing an effective jab and punishing kicks with a tactical grappling attack, MMA fighter Maxim “Maximus” Grishin stalked and dominated Maxim Futin to score his 11th consecutive victory on June 11th. Shortly after that commanding performance, we had a chance to catch up with the Russian light heavyweight to discuss his training process. Omegawave: Can you …

The Big Rocks: Anthony Donskov on Training Elite Wrestlers

The Donskovs know hockey. Father, mother, brothers—stretching from Ohio to Canada, Anthony Donskov’s family tree has extensive roots teaching and growing the game. While other close relatives focus on the technical and tactical side of the sport, Anthony’s specialty is high performance—he is a former assistant strength and conditioning coach for the US Women’s national …

On A New Course: Henrika Arle

Toeing the starting line on race day is nothing new for Henrika Arle—the Helsinki-based eCommerce Consultant has competed in everything from standard 5K’s to 10K trail runs to half-marathons. After struggling through a frustrating 2015 (bothered in part by a nagging foot injury), Arle decided to change her training approach, agreeing to test an early …

Coach’s Corner: Jay DeMayo

“Coach’s Corner” is a new interview series conducted by Omegawave’s Customer Experience Manager, Tim Rusbasan. In this installment, Tim catches up with Jay DeMayo, the strength and conditioning coach for men’s basketball at Richmond University. Tim Rusbasan: What training or performance issues did you originally think Omegawave would help you address? Jay DeMayo: To be honest, I …