Coach Carlisle was my strength and conditioning coach my first 6 years in the NFL. As a rookie, he took me under his wing and helped me develop great training habits to improve nutrition, recovery, and athletic development. He was instrumental in motivating me to… Read more “Frank Gore”
Coach Carlisle demonstrated a unique ability to work around my injuries while making the training sessions fun, productive and efficient. I loved working with him.
I’ve known Duane since he was 16 years old and we’ve maintained a close relationship throughout his professional career. One thing I know: he is extremely driven to help people achieve excellence and their goals.
Working with Duane has taken our officiating program to the next level. Duane has provided tools and resources for our Game Officials covering the entire range of both physical and mental performance. With Duane, our staff is better equipped to handle the demands of officiating… Read more “Dean Blandino”
Upon assuming my role as Vice President of Officiating at the Pac-12 Conference, Duane and Lightning Fast were brought on board to develop and launch similar programs for our officials. After two years, Pac-12 football officials have shown improvement in performance due to their participation… Read more “F. David Coleman”
I’m a big believer in what Lightning Fast Training Systems can do. I first met Duane and the Lightning Fast team in 2014 when they began working with the NFL’s on-field game officials. What’s impressed me most in the three years we’ve worked with Duane… Read more “Ron Torbert (#62)”
I have total confidence in Coach Carlisle when it comes to personal training. His knowledge in exercise science and motivational skills was critical to the longevity of my professional career.
What sets him apart is his grasp of the full recipe needed for superior performance. When it comes to diet, I have consistently been impressed on the importance Coach Carlisle has placed on proper nutrition to help support performance goals. He seeks out highly experienced… Read more “Dr. Catherine Saenz, PhD, RD, CSCS”
Duane is an initiative leader. His ability to clearly communicate and integrate sport science principles within a practical setting to a diverse range of individuals is a testament to what a great coach, leader and mentor Duane is.
Coach Duane Carlisle and I have been close friends for 12 years. He is a student, continually adding to his unsurpassed body of knowledge; he has a unique ability to teach and to explain; most of all, he is a man of the highest moral… Read more “Johnny Parker”
Both personally and professionally, Duane Carlisle is by far one of the greatest individuals I have ever had the privilege to know, work with, and learn from. While Coach Carlisle is a best in class athletic performance coach, it is his ability to connect, lead,… Read more “Dr. Nick Winkleman”
I have been lucky enough to know Duane Carlisle for over 30 years. My initial experience was with a young committed eighteen year old athlete eager to improve. I watched Duane grow into a speed coach, an entrepreneur and then a strength and conditioning coach.… Read more “Mike Boyle”
I have known Coach Carlisle since my freshman year of high school; from there, he motivated me to take a adopt a more proactive approach to health and wellness. As a compassionate, humble, and patient coach, he was able to bring out of me key… Read more “Salman Al-Rashid”
Duane and his team listened to our specific needs and put together an assessment and fitness program that meet those needs. Their execution and professionalism in implementing this program to a group that had never been exposed to such methods was right on the mark.… Read more “Dave Yeast”
In the time I spent with Coach Carlisle I witnessed, not only his innate ability to demand excellence simply by his presence and demeanor, but also his ability to bring out the best in everyone around him. Time and again, I have seen him develop,… Read more “Nicodemus Christopher”
I’ve had the great opportunity to work with Coach Carlisle and believe he’s one of the most inspirational leaders I’ve been around. His passion and enthusiasm to bring out each athlete’s best is so admirable. What really makes Coach Carlisle stand out is his ability… Read more “Cathy Wright-Eger”
Middle-aged guys (like me) have very different fitness goals than elite athletes. Duane has developed a proven approach that dramatically improves mobility and flexibility, as well as increasing strength and endurance. Duane draws on vast knowledge and fits it exactly to your current level. You’ll… Read more “Nick Gault”
I have personally witnessed Coach Carlisle mentally and physically transform driven and focused individuals in a relatively short period of time. His training system and approach is perfect for a Business executive who is time challenged. He sessions are time efficient, challenging and highly effective.
Duane Carlisle exemplifies excellence in Performance Training. He recognizes and understands the value of mental skills training in the development of champions. I highly recommend if you want to take your performance to the next level, take advantage of Coach Carlisle’s extensive training programs.
Let's take your game to the next level by cutting your body fat percentage, increasing your lean muscle mass and improving your overall appearance, energy, and confidence. I will bring my A game.
I have known and followed Coach Carlisle for years. As a strength coach myself, I know that if I have any athletes out west that needs top training, he would be my guy. He not only gets the training part but he also gets the… Read more “Brad Leshinske”
I lucked out finding Coach Carlisle to train me! He is fun and upbeat and always keept my workouts fresh and on target. He helped kickstart my workouts to the next level. It was a great experience and I highly recommend choosing him for all… Read more “Kathryn Stewart”
I have only positive things to say about Coach! He provided me with guidance to achieve my personal goals, made sure I always had correct form when executing moves, gave me new ideas for workouts to ensure I was always challenged and on top of… Read more “Rosario Narváez”
Why should a mid-50's weekend warrior (like me) work with a somebody who trains some of the best athletes in the world (like Duane Carlisle)? Because Duane's skills bring even greater benefit to middle-aged men than to elite young athletes. I feel like I'm proof.… Read more “Aristotle Gault”
Coach Carlisle is a one of a kind strength and conditioning coach! I've had the pleasure of working with Coach Carlisle throughout my college career at Purdue University. Not only does he know the body well, he knows the science behind the movement and excercises… Read more “Brandon Cottom”
Great content! I thoroughly enjoy these podcasts by Coach Carlisle!! He never ceases to drop knowledge bombs! I enjoy listening to the wealth of knowledge from the high level professionals he speaks with. Highly recommended!
After taking one of Coach Carlisle’s very popular strength training classes at Stanford (his classes usually filled up within in minutes of the start of registration), I contacted him to ask about personal training sessions. I knew that he had significant experience working with athletes… Read more “Elizabeth DiGiovanni, JD”