Building the New Super Athlete

Building the New Super Athlete

Originally featured in The Men's Journal by Joseph Hooper The Power of the Pod Heather Hiniker owns and runs what could be considered a gym of the future in Newport Beach, California. The machine does all the work. At her Ascent facility, the training consists of...
Cheat Death with Science: 100 Ways to Live to 100

Cheat Death with Science: 100 Ways to Live to 100

Source: this article first appeared in Men's Journal here. Cheat Death with Science In the Men's Journal feature, Building a New Super Athlete, contributor Joseph Hooper outlined how medical technology is reengineering the human body for optimal performance. Below are...
Newport center offers comfy workout ‘flight’

Newport center offers comfy workout ‘flight’

Source: This article first appeared on the Orange County Register site here. Sitting inside one of the egg-shaped pods at Ascent CVAC, a "wellness and performance center" in Newport Beach, you get the brief thrill of being in a sci-fi movie, living out an astronaut...
CCSD – Cycling Camps San Diego Day 1

CCSD – Cycling Camps San Diego Day 1

Source: This article and many others on CVAC sessions first appeared on George Vargas' site here. 50 miles 5,800 feet of climbing Day 1 is designed to begin the altitude acclimation process. Today’s course was intended to be ridden at endurance pace. Keep in mind your...