Move. Eat. Recharge. Reflect—Interview with Thomas Korompai

[One of Germany’s most well-known personal trainers, Thomas Korompai designed the R1 training system, a holistic approach to training applied at the R1 Sportsclub.] Omegawave: How is Omegawave integrated into the training program at R1 Sportsclub? Thomas Korompai: Omegawave—together with the concept of fluid periodization—is introduced to all trainers in our academy. We have two […]

Turning Pro: An Interview with Elmar Engholm

Completing a collegiate career at the University of New Mexico, Swedish middle distance runner Elmar Engholm returned home to Scandinavia this summer and resumed training 3-4 hours a day in order to begin running as a professional. Specializing in the 800 meters, 1500 meters, and steeplechase—events Engholm has raced for his home country at the […]

Taking A Fluid Approach: Gareth Hall of Sport981

[Gareth Hall is the Co- Founder and Head of Athletic Development and Performance at Sport981, a UK-based organization dedicated to developing progressive training strategies and supporting high-performance.] Omegawave: Can you describe a recent example of an athlete or team that has sought your help in addressing specific performance issues? Gareth Hall: With winning margins becoming […]

Ask Omegawave: “Applying Coach+”

“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 Director of Research and Science Innovations, Roman Fomin. Question: For practitioners already using Omegawave Coach to support their training programs, what are the greatest benefits of the […]

Omegawave in Practice: Dr. Lorenzo Gonzalez

With over a decade of experience applying the technology, Dr. Lorenzo Gonzalez is one of Omegawave’s longest-running users, incorporating the data in the scope of a wide ranging practice in which he offers services ranging from acupuncture to physical therapy. Our Customer Experience Manager, Tim Rusbasan, recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Gonzalez […]

Formula Training With Tatiana Calderón

Since entering her first karting competition at the age of nine, Tatiana Calderón has been racing. Now twenty-four, the Columbia-born driver trains an average of twenty hours a week as she prepares for her 2017 season as a development driver for the Switzerland-based Sauber F1 Team. Recently, Omegawave had an opportunity to speak with Calderón […]

“Ask Omegawave”: The Windows of Trainability—Applications (Part II)

“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. Read Part I, Windows of Trainability—Foundations here. Question: If you are following a training plan and your Windows are in the red […]

“Ask Omegawave”: The Windows of Trainability (Part I)—Foundations

“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. Question: What measures (or combinations of parameters) go into the calculation for each individual Window of Trainability? Val Nasedkin: It seems people […]

Balance & Control: Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Rosie MacLennan

Competing in this summer’s Rio Games, Canadian athlete Rosie MacLennan became the first trampoline gymnast to successfully defend an Olympic title. The twenty-eight-year-old’s back-to-back gold medals trace back to an early introduction to the sport, as she started out on the trampoline at the age of seven (keeping up with a trio of older siblings) […]