Dr. Alex Harrison
Owner, Excelerate Sport LLC
Dr. Alex Harrison holds a PhD in Sport Physiology and is currently the lead endurance sport performance consultant for Renaissance Periodization. A former instructor of exercise physiology and structural anatomy, and former NCAA track and field coach, he has since amassed experience working with over 900 clients one-on-one, including Olympic medalists and youth athletes, professional triathletes and first-timers, Olympic hopefuls, NCAA All-Americans and newbie runners, high-level fitness sport competitors and first-time gym-goers. His expertise as a coach and nutrition expert has been called upon by MSN, Healthline, Self, Shape, Men’s Journal, POPSUGAR, and Runner’s World. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Level 3 USA Track and Field coach and certified Level 1 USA Track and Field instructor, certified USA Weightlifting coach, Level I USA Triathlon Certified Coach. He and his wife, Michelle Howe, cofounded and ran Excelerate Sport, a sport performance training facility for youth in Snohomish, WA. He is also a former member of Team USA and World Championship competitor as a bobsledder, an NCAA DII All-American in decathlon and javelin, and now competes in triathlon and is a Category 3 racer in road cycling.