Unlike most fitness trackers you’ll find out there, WHOOP does not count steps. Instead, we quantify the total strain (cardiovascular load) your body takes on over the course of the day. Here’s why.
Strain 101: Everything you want to know about how WHOOP quantifies the workload your body takes on.
William Goodge just completed the Marathon des Sables, a week-long 144-mile ultra marathon through the Sahara Desert. Here’s what we saw in his WHOOP data.
Dr. Andy Walshe discusses physiological and psychological stress and how it affects performance.
Exercise duration & intensity, physiology and fitness goals are all factors.
We recently invited the WHOOP community to ask us anything about WHOOP strain: The metric you see in your app each day that ranges from 0 to 21.
The Strain Coach helps you train smarter by recommending activity levels based on recovery, then letting you know in real time whether to push harder, if you've reached your goal, or if you're overdoing it.