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Carrie Smith   Energy Lab

Carrie is a physical therapist and USA Triathlon certified coach in Atlanta, GA. She specializes in working with triathletes and runners to improve race performance from sprint to Ironman distance as well as those looking for injury prevention and return to sport. Carrie has 8 years of experience working with triathletes and also offers VO2/threshold testing for the bike and run, movement assessments, run video analysis and physical therapy services.

Bio

A lifelong athlete, Carrie has always had an interest in training and sports. After playing collegiate basketball at Ashland University, she found the sport of triathlon as a new competitive outlet and started searching for a way to incorporate endurance training and sports into a career. She began her coaching career with Carmichael Training Systems had the privilege of learning from some of the best coaches in the world. She worked as a triathlon, running, and cycling coach for CTS for six years creating training plans, analyzing workout files, teaching skills at camps, and performing metabolic testing for athletes.

Carrie put coaching on hold for a few years to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Georgia State University. She has also completed extensive graduate coursework in exercise physiology at Ohio University and manual therapy techniques through Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Carrie is trained in running gait analysis, SFMA, FMS, Redcord Neurac, craniosacral therapy, and dry needling. She also uniquely uses VO2 and threshold testing to identify physiological components that may contribute to injury and also helps the athlete apply these in a performance setting.

A multiple time USAT All-American and WTC 70.3 Worlds qualifier, Carrie continues to compete in triathlons, running races, and ultramarathons. She is also an active member of the Atlanta Triathlon Club (ATC) and a USAT certified coach with Energy Lab.

Location

Atlanta, GA
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Intermediate, Advanced

Services

1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Training Camps, Run Analysis, Biochemical Analysis

Sport Types

Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN

Languages

English

Athlete Requirements

Intermediate to advanced athletes training for sprint to Ironman racing or running events. Can work with local or remote clients.

Address:

Atlanta, GA
United States