PEAK PERFORMANCE STARTS WITH
Elite Cardio Training
with FIRST CARDIO PERFORMANCE
First Cardio Performance is a mobile training facility that improves the athletic performance and overall health of athletes, teams and programs
through cardiovascular testing and training. Started by trainer Paul Drake, First Cardio utilizes individual bio-markers, data, science, and technology to craft custom training prescriptions. Dynamic testing and personalized training programs are designed to safely train and condition athletes of all levels to increase overall athletic performance.
Similar to dyno testing for cars, First Cardio will use data to determine an athlete’s optimum output potential, then develop programs to help reach that potential. Paul is highly passionate about cardiovascular fitness and is fiercely committed to helping all his athletes and teams achieve their performance goals.
who can benefit
Colligiate Sports Programs
First Cardio Performance will partner with athletic departments and teams around the country. Working with the team’s individuals and training staffs to create individualized training prescriptions will improve each athlete’s performance and overall cardiovascular fitness.
Athletes wanting a competitive edge
Cyclists. Runners. Triathletes. Anyone who wants to improve their athletic performance and health. First Cardio Performance will create personalized training prescriptions that help achieve peak performance.
2022: NC State Men's Tennis
NCAA Sweet 16
2022: Illinois Women's Tennis Nell Miller & Jaeda Daniel
Doubles Champions & All Americans
2019: Paul Jubb
Mexico Women's Tennis
2022: NC State
NCAA Women's Tennis Elite 8
2022: NC State Jeada Daniel
ITA Women's Most Improved Senior
2022: Vanderbilt Holly Staff & Anna Ross
NCAA Women's Doubles, Elite 8 & All Americans
Performance focused training
Peak athletic performance begins with cardiovascular training. The goal is to gain maximum performance per athlete for the betterment of the team.
VO2 Max Testing
Body Fat Assessment
Lactate Threshold Testing
Rest & Injury Management
Train to increase your teams ranking
- 20-21 NC State Women’s Tennis Rank up 11th to 4th (NCAA Final Four) 60% 60%
- 19-20 NC State Men’s Tennis Ranked up 23rd to 6th 40% 40%
- 18-19 NC State Women’s Tennis Rank up 29th-11th 28% 28%
- 18-19 USC Women’s Ranked up 13th to 3rd (SEC Champions 2019) 70% 70%
- 17-18 Vanderbilt Women’s Tennis Ranked up 11th-2nd (NCAA Finalist, SEC Champ- 2018, 2019 & Reg Season Champ- 2018,2019) 80% 80%
Athletic Programs that improved
First Cardio Training has helped these programs increase their rankings 10 places*
* On Average