Raul Guisado’s unique and proven approach to strength and conditioning has been developed through a combination of his athletic experience, education, and success as an Olympic coach. He grew up in California to become an accomplished bicycle racer, ski racer, and surfer and has been coaching athletes in a variety of sports since 1989. Raul studied kinesiology at Colorado University–Boulder, has a degree in physiology from the University of California–Santa Barbara, and is pursuing a graduate degree in sport psychology. He is a USA Cycling–licensed expert cycling coach, a U.S. Skiing Association professional ski coach, and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. From 1995 to 1999, Raul worked for the U.S. Ski Team as a World Cup/Olympic coach and strength and conditioning coach. He was a coach in the 1998, 2002, and 2006 Winter Olympic Games.