Everyone knows that if you want to improve your fitness, you should track that fitness. But many people don’t realize that most fitness gains don’t actually happen while you’re working out—they happen during recovery. So what if you could quantify your recovery to improve your gains?
That’s exactly what Whoop does. It’s sort of a fitness tracker, but it’s more of a recovery tracker. I’ve been using it for the last two and half months, putting it through the paces, comparing it to other fitness trackers, and a lot more. In short: this is one of the toughest reviews I’ve ever written. Whoop is a great product, but one that I feel like most people won’t have a place for. Hit the featured story for all the details—what it does, how it works, and most importantly, who it’s for (you, probably).
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There are a billion (give or take) fitness trackers on the market. But Whoop is one of the few (only?) trackers where the focus is on recovery. It’s a fascinating philosophy because recovery is the most important aspect of training. But how well does it work, and is it actually useful? Read More »
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