Myovolt, a wearable fittech startup, has been a part of the Te Ōhaka – Centre for Growth and Innovation for the last 6 months, alongside 24 other Christchurch based high-growth startups. We are excited to share that the Myovolt team has agreed on a sponsorship with Ironman Mike Phillips. Myovolt will help Mike with speeding up his recovery he can smash his goals at 2020 Ironman.
Myovolt, the leading technology provider in wearable recovery has teamed up with Mike Philips, New Zealand based Ironman to support his bid for the world Ironman champs in 2020.
Mike Philips, who is coming back from injury which hampered his racing last year, is now hot on the heels of the podium leaders thanks to Myovolt helping him manage muscle recovery so he can train harder, recover faster and push himself further as a professional athlete.
The professional Ironman race circuit is one of the most grueling challenges for any athlete’s body but with support from Myovolt to keep soreness and stiffness at bay, Mike can keep on track with his training and perform at the peak of his ability every time.
Myovolt founder, Dr Dianne Jones says “It’s fantastic to be working with a world-class athlete like Mike in a sport where muscle recovery is crucial for the marginal gains required to win at the top level. Myovolt harnesses cutting edge vibration tech to speed up recovery, giving you a much smarter way to support the physical demands of an intensive training schedule.”
The focus of Myovolt is on the importance of recovery as part of a daily exercise routine and be used by anyone, not just elite athletes. In Mike’s case, it is essential to include recovery as a key part of his intensive training schedule. This will be able to keep him on track for his personal goals as well as minimize the risk of injury from poor recovery.
“Myovolt is a world-leading recovery tech, and it’s great to be working with them. Being smarter about recovery after training and leading up to races is the key to success in Ironman and keeping me on the podium this year” says Mike Philips.
Myovolt will be a key feature in Mike’s recovery journey along his strenuous race circuit.
About MYOVOLT® – wearable recovery
Myovolt is a wearable recovery technology that targets Vibration Therapy directly onto the body. Myovolt has been developed by experts in wearable technology who created electronic performance-enhancing garments for Olympic and elite athletes. Myovolt delivers focal vibration to relieve muscle soreness and stiffness. Additionally, by stimulating blood flow, Myovolt aids faster recovery of muscles and joints after physical activity helping an athlete recover up to 3x faster. The benefits of Myovolt have been tested, validated and published by experts in sports physiology and recovery medicine.
About Mike Philips- Professional IRONMAN
Mike is a professional triathlete based in Christchurch, New Zealand who has competed in 29 international Ironman/Challenge events, finishing on the podium in 23 of them.
Mike competed in his debut IRONMAN in 2017, finishing in the World’s Fastest debut time. This shifted Mike’s focus earlier than expected to the IRONMAN World Championships, where he secured qualification by winning IRONMAN New Zealand, with a new run course record.