Athletic Lab Outdoor Schedule Changes – COVID-19 [6.29.20]

Gyms and fitness facilities in North Carolina remain closed by Executive Order. In response to the recent extension, we are expanding our outdoor training schedule and availability. In response to feedback and demand please note (in Italics) the following changes to our outdoor training schedule. These changes go into effect on Monday June 29th:. Monday & Wednesday 7 am - 7:45 am Endurance 11 am - 12 pm Scholastic Sports Performance 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength 6 pm - 6:45 pm Endurance 6 pm - 7 pm Open Gym Tuesday & Thursday 6 am - 6:45 am Endurance 7 am - 7:45 am Endurance 11 am - 12 pm Scholastic Sports Performance 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength 6 pm - 7 pm CF / Strength Friday 7 am - 7:45 am Endurance 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength Saturday 9 am - 9:45 am Endurance In addition to the schedule expansion we have increased the attendance limits for Endurance classes to 8 and have purchased 2 outdoor tents to help cover the training area. Spaces are not guaranteed unless they have been reserved in advance. Participation requires an active Performance Fitness membership and completion of a supplemental waiver. Members may complete the supplemental waiver on their membership management portal. Equipment and a coach will be onsite and outdoors for Open Gym hours. Members may follow our remote programming or do a session of their choosing during these times. Individuals will be assigned their own "training bay" to ensure safe social distancing and allow staff to [...]

By |2020-06-30T09:23:04-04:00June 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Mike Young presents at the Proformance Child to Champion Australia Conference

Athletic Lab's Dr. Mike Young recently lectured at the Child to Champion Australia virtual conference. The conference was hosted by Proformance Strength & Conditioning. The international conference has a long history of success in the UK. Proformance was slated to hold an event in the US for the first time in mid March at Athletic Lab. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 mandated closure cancelled the on-site plans and the conference was rescheduled as a virtual conference. A UK event and this Australian event were similarly changed to a virtual format in response to COVID-19. Young delivered "HamStrong - Examining hamstring injuries & what we can do to prevent them." The 2 day event featured an international lineup including Alex Natera, Sophia Nimphius and Lachlan Wilmot. If you are interested in having Dr. Young and any other Athletic Lab staff lecture or provide a private workshop for your organization please contact us for details.

By |2020-06-21T14:44:27-04:00June 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Scholastic Training Returns to Athletic Lab

Our popular Scholastic Sports Performance Training is returning for summer. After a long hiatus due to our mandated facility closure in response to COVID-19 we are bringing our Scholastic Sports Performance classes back in an outdoor format. A North Carolina Executive order continues to forbid indoor training for gyms and fitness centers in response to COVID-19. We will offer this outdoor format until the indoor training moratorium is lifted. Each session will address speed, strength and conditioning. Details Start Date: Monday June 22, 2020 Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Time: 11 am Class Duration: 60 minutes Cost: $20 per class or $45 per week Reservations are mandatory and can be made through our Member Portal

By |2020-06-15T09:26:36-04:00June 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Athletic Lab partners with Accelerator School

Athletic Lab is proud to announce a partnership with Accelerator School. Accelerator School offers elite soccer training and a 21st century academic environment for middle and high school athletes. The school has locations in North Carolina and Spain and have planned expansion in New York, Boston and Buenos Aires. The school is designed for children who dream of playing Division I college or professional soccer. Athletic Lab will be assisting with the Accelerator School National Virtual Soccer Academy (NVSA) to provide strength, soccer fitness and speed training. Athletic Lab has been a leader in sport performance training for soccer for over a decade. Athletic Lab has trained the North Carolina FC for 8 of the last 10 years and are the official Sports Performance provider for NCFC Youth - the largest youth soccer club in the United States. Additionally, Athletic Lab's Mike Young has served as the Performance Director on 4 professional teams including the 2x NWSL Champion North Carolina Courage and has consulted for many of the top teams from around the world. I've admired the work of Accelerator School since its inception in 2016. We've had the chance to train many of their student-athletes since that time and an official partnership is a great next step. They are leading the way in combining elite soccer training and educational experiences. -Mike Young, PhD This announcement follows a recent partnership with New You Weight Loss.

By |2020-06-12T15:12:52-04:00June 14th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Mike Young presents at UKSCA Roundtable

Athletic Lab's Dr. Mike Young recently participated in a roundtable on "Facility Ownership / Self Employment in Strength & Conditioning." The roundtable was hosted by the United Kingdom Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA). The UKSCA is the largest organization for strength and conditioning coaches in the United Kingdom and considered one of the top in the world. The roundtable featured 5 panelists and was hosted by the UKSCA's Rich Clarke. Young was the only participant from outside of the United Kingdom. Young delivered the keynote at the 2019 UKSCA Annual Conference. If you are interested in having Dr. Young and any other Athletic Lab staff lecture or provide a private workshop for your organization please contact us for details.

By |2020-06-12T14:26:03-04:00June 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Athletic Lab Outdoor Schedule Changes – COVID-19 [6.12.20]

Athletic Lab prides ourselves on delivering the best possible training experience. While our facility remains forced closed by North Carolina Executive Order, we are expanding our outdoor training schedule. In response to feedback and attendance please note the following changes to our outdoor training schedule. These changes go into effect on Monday June 15th:. Monday & Wednesday 7 am - 7:45 am Endurance (Meet at outdoor training bays, class to be conducted on the turf) 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength 6 pm - 6:45 pm Endurance (Meet at outdoor training bays, class to be conducted on the turf) 6 pm - 7 pm Open Gym Tuesday & Thursday 7 am - 7:45 am Endurance (Meet at outdoor training bays, class to be conducted on the turf) 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength 6 pm - 7 pm CF / Strength Friday 7 am - 7:45 am Endurance (Meet at outdoor training bays, class to be conducted on the turf) 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength Spaces are not guaranteed unless they have been reserved in advance. Participation requires an active Performance Fitness membership and completion of a supplemental waiver. Members may complete the supplemental waiver on their membership management portal. Equipment and a coach will be onsite and outdoors for Open Gym hours. Members may follow our remote programming or do a session of their choosing during these times. Individuals will be assigned their own "training bay" to ensure safe social distancing and allow staff to appropriately clean equipment after each use. A maximum of 6 [...]

By |2020-06-11T21:38:01-04:00June 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Athletic Lab Outdoor Schedule Changes – COVID-19 [6.7.20]

Athletic Lab prides ourselves on delivering the best possible training experience. While our facility remains forced closed by North Carolina Executive Order, we are expanding our outdoor training schedule. In response to feedback please note the following changes to our outdoor training schedule. These changes go into effect immediately:. Monday & Wednesday 7 am - 7:45 am Endurance (Meet at outdoor training bays, class to be conducted on the turf) 8 am - 8:45 am Senza 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength 6 pm - 6:45 pm Endurance (Meet at outdoor training bays, class to be conducted on the turf) 6 pm - 7 pm Open Gym Tuesday & Thursday 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength 6 pm - 7 pm CF / Strength Friday 3 pm - 5 pm Open Gym 5 pm - 6 pm CF / Strength Spaces are not guaranteed unless they have been reserved in advance. Participation requires an active Performance Fitness membership and completion of a supplemental waiver. Members may complete the supplemental waiver on their membership management portal. Equipment and a coach will be onsite and outdoors for Open Gym hours. Members may follow our remote programming or do a session of their choosing during these times. Individuals will be assigned their own "training bay" to ensure safe social distancing and allow staff to appropriately clean equipment after each use. A maximum of 6 training bays will be available each day unless demand dictates otherwise. Training bays will be reserved for classes during scheduled times. Individuals with prior reservations and those attending coached classes will be given priority for space. [...]

By |2020-06-07T15:48:52-04:00June 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Mike Young presents at the Proformance Child to Champion UK Conference

Athletic Lab's Dr. Mike Young recently lectured at the Child to Champion UK virtual conference. The conference was hosted by Proformance Strength & Conditioning. The international conference has taken place in the UK for several years. Proformance was slated to hold an event in the US for the first time in mid March at Athletic Lab. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 mandated closure cancelled the on-site plans and the conference was rescheduled as a virtual conference. The UK event was similarly converted to a virtual event in response to COVID-19. Young delivered on "Physical Preparation for Women's Soccer" at the 2 day event where he discussed his work as the Performance Director of the North Carolina Courage. The conference featured speakers from 5 different countries including Dan Baker, Nicole Rodriguez, Luis Mesquita, Luke Jenkinson and Kevin Til. If you are interested in having Dr. Young and any other Athletic Lab staff lecture or provide a private workshop for your organization please contact us for details.

By |2020-05-31T14:36:47-04:00June 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Athletic Lab partners with New You Weight Loss

Athletic Lab is excited to announce a partnership with New You Weight Loss. New You Weight Loss is the nation's premier endoscopic bariatric center. New You Weight Loss is dedicated to providing personalized, focused care, with specific, state-of-the-art solutions, resources and tools needed to discover a sustainable you. Patients have traveled to New You from more than a dozen states and three countries for surgical results—without the surgery. Athletic Lab will provide New You patients with post-care consultations and remote and on-site training solutions to help them maintain their weight loss and improve fitness. We're really excited to partner with New You Weight Loss. Much like Athletic Lab, the staff at New You represent respected experts at the top of their field. We share the belief that fitness and healthy living are multi-factorial and maintaining a healthy body requires a sustainable commitment to both exercise and nutrition. -Mike Young, PhD

By |2020-05-29T17:02:04-04:00May 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Training Update including Outdoor Options – COVID-19 [5.27.20]

A recent executive order from the state of North Carolina has ordered indoor training at businesses like Athletic Lab to remain closed in response to COVID-19. The most recent order does; however, permit outdoor training as well as training for professional and collegiate athletes. Although we are certain we are able to ensure a safe training environment for our members, Athletic Lab will follow both the letter and spirt of the latest ruling out of deference to our greater community. At the time of this posting, we are expecting to reopen the facility in late June. In the meantime, we are expanding our service offerings based on the loosened restrictions in the aforementioned executive order. Outdoor Training at Athletic Lab [The schedule has been updated. Please see here for details.] Based on the latest executive order, outdoor training is now permissible. Effective Monday, June 1st we will begin offering outdoor training opportunities at Athletic Lab. All training will take place in the space outside of the facility. Reservations by this SPECIAL OUTDOOR RESERVATION PAGE are strongly recommended. Spaces are not guaranteed unless they have been reserved in advance. We recommend you bookmark the reservation link for future use. Participation requires an active Performance Fitness membership and completion of a supplemental waiver. Members may complete the supplemental waiver on their membership management portal. Equipment and a coach will be onsite and outdoors at Athletic Lab from 12 pm to 6 pm Monday through Friday weather permitting. From noon to 5 pm, an Athletic Lab coach and equipment will be available for a supervised 'open gym' format. Members may follow our remote programming or do a session of their choosing. From 5 pm to 6pm each day, [...]

By |2020-06-07T11:32:16-04:00May 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments