Athos helps athletes train more effectively to reach their fitness goals. We bring together data and exercise science to deliver simple insights that allow them to get the most out of their training.

Founded 2012
16-50 employees
  • Analytics & Business Information
  • Headquarters address
    201 Arch St, Redwood City, CA 94062, USA
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    Our Story

    We didn't plan on starting a company. We were two college kids who wanted to get in shape. We knew we could get so much more out of our workouts, but didn’t know where to start. We needed personalized, actionable feedback to help us reach our goals. Since we couldn't afford a trainer, we decided to build one.

    We knew we could leverage science to train better. Then, we stumbled upon electromyography (EMG), a clinical technology that captures what your muscles are doing. We decided to integrate it into clothing to measure our output and progress at the gym. Everyone told us it had been tried, that it was impossible….turns out they were wrong.

    When impossible became possible, we knew we could help hundreds of thousands of athletes train better.

    -Chris & DJ (Co-Founders of Athos)

    What is Athos?

    The ATHOS Training System (ATS) analyzes muscle activity and heart rate biosignals to provide unparalleled insights on the quality of every workout. Using real-time feedback, customizable programming and personalized reporting, athletes, coaches, and trainers are able to increase productivity to reach their athletic goals faster.


    • Start With Why
    • Learn Fast
    • One Team
    • Be Direct
    • Debate, Decide, Commit
    • Be a Player

    Tech stack

    Python, PHP, MySQL, AWS (EC2, VPC, RDS, CloudFront, S3, Dynamo, Kinesis, Lambda), RMQ, Redis, Ansible, Docker, REST, SOA, Git, iOS, Swift


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan
    Cell phone reimbursement
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    On-site fitness center

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off

    Values and quality of life

    Accessible via public transportation
    Bike parking
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered meals
    Company activities
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