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We are explorers, curators and providers of the world's most exciting and effective training modalities
XPT, Extreme Performance Training™, is a performance lifestyle rooted in the most basic yet powerful human trait: the ability to adapt. Challenge yourself with cutting-edge fitness through our Breathe, Move, Recover curriculum designed to stimulate growth in all aspects of human performance through exposure to a variety of natural elements and environments. XPT's train, adapt and perform approach empowers you to strengthen and elevate the quality of your everyday life.
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Breathe .

Discover endless health and performance benefits through XPT's Performance Breathing™, which enables you to tap into the immense capacity of your breath. Developed over the years by world renowned big wave surfer Laird Hamilton, Performance Breathing™ educates you on specialized breathing methods that heighten your oxygen levels and unlock your aerobic capacity to its fullest potential.

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Move .

Explore XPT's unique movement program: land and water-based workouts that push human physiology and encourage essential adaptation. Leverage these dynamic movements that will challenge your body and breathing capacity under fatigue, pushing you to your edge. Reach new heights and discover endless possibilities in the exploration of human potential through XPT's Move curriculum.

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Recover .

Experience a multitude of health benefits including a decrease of inflammation and a balance of hormones by integrating XPT's Fire and Ice methodologies into your ongoing recovery routine. Practice XPT's unique hypothermic training system by turning up the furnace internally with heat application followed by cold water / ice immersion, restricting blood vessels and capillaries in your extremities, which improve your cardiovascular, endocrine, and muscular system regulation.

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Live It.

  • Experiences
  • Retreats
  • Workshops
Achieve peak fitness and a high-performance lifestyle through XPT’s breathe, move, recover curriculum designed for all levels. Retain your youthful enthusiasm while maximizing fitness through XPT’s Performance Breathing®, hypothermic training with heat and ice, in-pool training with weights and swimming exercises, as well as land workouts. No matter what you sign up for: an Experience in a nature grounding, three-day tropical fitness vacation with Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece, a local health and wellness retreat with Master XPT Performance Coaches and Advisors guiding you through the XPT lifestyle, or at a local fitness community workshop focusing on a specific XPT practice, you’ll leave with the tools to achieve a performance driven life.

Fitness Vacation Experiences.

  • Led by Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece
  • Hosted Three-Day Tropical Adventure
  • Learn the complete Breathe. Move. Recover. curriculum
Breathe, move and recover with the XPT founders themselves, surf legend and innovator, Laird Hamilton and former professional athlete, Gabrielle Reece for an exclusive hands-on, three-day luxurious fitness vacation at a partnered resort.

Health and Wellness Retreats.

  • Led by Advanced and/or Master Coaches
  • Locally hosted by an XPT Affiliate for a duration of 1-2 days
  • Learn the complete Breathe. Move. Recover. curriculum
No need to travel far to experience the full XPT healthy lifestyle. Led by XPT’s Master Coaches and the industry’s top Advisors in the breathe, move and recover space, you will learn the same curriculum and receive the same expert hands on guidance as you would at an XPT Experience, but you’re close to home!

Fitness Community Workshops.

  • Led by XPT Certified Coaches
  • Locally Hosted by an XPT Affiliate for a duration of 4-5 hours
  • Select and focus on what you want to learn within XPT’s Breathe. Move. Recover. curriculum
Adapting XPT breathing, training and recovery methods into your daily local health club routine is the key to your everyday success. Led by XPT Certified Coaches and Advisors, get 1-on-1 instruction or guided group training on your chosen XPT practice to advance and maintain optimal fitness.
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XPT Performance Breathing Course FAQ.

Q: Who is this course for? A: This course was originally designed for health & fitness professionals to improve the health, performance and longevity of their clients. Doctors, physical therapists, yoga instructors, personal trainers, performance coaches, athletes, military and first responders have all found the material to be extremely practical…


Study reviewed by XPT Assistant Performance Director, Mark Roberts As we look at this study we see that there were no significant differences in performance with the kids in the water compared to the kids on land. However, we do see a couple of interesting things that are good takeaways:…

Beyond the Ice Bath: How Extreme Exposures Equip You with Coping Tools and Strategies for a Resilient Life.

by XPT Performance Director, PJ Nestler Recently, we’ve written extensively about the physiological advantages that contrast therapy provides – such as stimulating a shift from a sympathetic to parasympathetic state, boosting blood flow, and speeding muscle recovery. Yet while these are significant, they’re not the be all and end all…

Fuel Up with Laird Hamilton Recipe: ‘MULLAGHMORE’ Beetroot and Apple Soup.

Originally Published in: Fuel Up with Laird Hamilton ‘Mullaghmore’ - County Donegal, Ireland. On the remote northwest shores, this is an extremely heavy wave and not for the wary. You’ll need a thick wetsuit, thicker skin and be ready to get washed on the rocks. Beets are a pre-historic food…

Fuel Up with Laird Hamilton Recipe: ‘MULLAGHMORE’ Beetroot and Apple Soup.

Originally Published in: Fuel Up with Laird Hamilton ‘Mullaghmore’ - County Donegal, Ireland. On the remote northwest shores, this is an extremely heavy wave and not for the wary. You’ll need a thick wetsuit, thicker skin and be ready to get washed on the rocks. Beets are a pre-historic food…

XPT App Launch.

XPT anywhere, and everywhere! The new XPT App is now available on the App Store. In a world filled with busy days and non-stop distractions, it’s crucial that we keep movement as well as overall wellness a priority, and unfortunately, for most of us, that’s easier said than done.  However,…

Book Spotlight: Reaching Beyond Boundaries: A Navy SEAL’s Guide to Achieving Everything You’ve Ever Imagined by Don Mann.

At XPT we are very fond of our brothers and sisters in the armed forces and first responders so we're super excited about this week's book spotlight. Friend of the brand and decorated Navy SEAL, Don Mann is back with a new book about achieving success in life by overcoming…


This week Gabby Reece brings us back to the basics for our weekly XPT Challenge and something we all need - water.  After a full nights sleep you will need to rehydrate your body to kickstart it into gear for the day ahead. Gabby challenges us that before we get…


As an XPT certified coach, you will bring some of the most cutting edge health and performance methods to your clients while belonging to a network of like-minded, progressive coaches around the globe. XPT certified coaches will have access to top tier facilities where these techniques can be used to enhance your client success in group training or 1-on-1 client sessions.

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