Fitness Testing and Gym Session from USWNT

Here’s a nice video with some fitness testing of the US Women’s National Team and a peak at their gym training protocol. I’ve met Dawn on a couple occasions and have been impressed by her monitoring and fitness protocols…especially given the constraints of being a national team fitness coach. The US girls are consistently among the fittest in the world.

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Mike Young

Director of Performance at Athletic Lab
Mike is the Head Fitness Coach for the North Carolina Courage and North Carolina FC. He is also the owner and Director of Performance at Athletic Lab sports performance training center. He previously served as the fitness coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps and Carolina Railhawks. He has a PhD in Biomechanics, an MS in Coaching Science, and a BSS in Exercise Physiology and has coached Olympic and professional athletes in Skeleton, Track & Field, MLS and NASL Soccer, PGA Golf, NFL Football, MLB Baseball and Olympic Weightlifting. He has lectured around the world and authored 2 books and dozens of research and coaching articles.