Episode 060 - Will Ahmed: Whoop Here It Is!
Summary: In Episode 060 of the D&D Fitness Radio Podcast, we speak with CEO and Founder of Whoop, Will Ahmed. We dive into the capabilities of the wearable technology developed by Will known as the Whoop Band to see how it is being used by athletes, business executives and other individuals around the world. In a time when everyone is trying to optimize their human performance, having a device that will monitor your health and fitness, as well as guide your future activities, can go a long way to improving not only the output capabilities of an individual, but also their overall quality of life. Will talks about how he developed the Whoop wearable as well as how the company is continuing to innovate and refine the device so that users can benefit from the data being collected. So whether it is exercise, sleep, nutrition, meditation or other forms of recovery, Whoop is working hard to make sure that you get the best of everything out of your days and nights.<br><br>Will Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of WHOOP, which has developed next generation wearable technology for optimizing human performance. WHOOP today works with professional athletes across every sports league, college athletes across every conference, Olympians and the U.S. military; the company more recently released its first consumer product. Ahmed has raised more than $50 million from top investors and has an active advisory board that consists of some of the world’s most notable cardiologists, technologists, marketers, and designers. Ahmed wrote “The Feedback Tool: Measuring Fitness, Intensity, and Recovery,” which sparked the underlying physiology and engineering for his work today. Ahmed was named a 2011 Harvard College Scholar for finishing in the top 10% of his class and a CSA Scholar Athlete; he captained the Harvard Men’s Varsity Squash Team. Ahmed was recently named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40. <br><br>For more information on Will Ahmed, you can follow him and Whoop via the links below:<br><br>Website: <a href="https://www.whoop.com/" rel="noopener">https://www.whoop.com/</a><br>Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/willahmed/" rel="noopener">https://www.instagram.com/willahmed/</a><br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/whoop/" rel="noopener">https://www.facebook.com/whoop/</a><br>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/willahmed" rel="noopener">https://twitter.com/willahmed</a><br><br>The D&D Fitness Radio podcast is available at the following locations for downloadable audio, including: <br><br>iTunes – <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/d-d-fitness-radio-podcast/id1331724217" rel="noopener">https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/d-d-fitness-radio-podcast/id1331724217</a><br><br><a href="https://www.iheart.com/podcast/dd-fitness-radio-28797988/" rel="noopener">https://www.iheart.com/podcast/dd-fitness-radio-28797988/</a><br><br>Spreaker.com – <a href="https://www.spreaker.com/show/d-and-d-fitness-radios-show" rel="noopener">https://www.spreaker.com/show/d-and-d-fitness-radios-show</a><br><br>You can reach both Don and Derek at the following locations: <br><br>Don Saladino: <br><a href="http://www.DonSaladino.com" rel="noopener">http://www.DonSaladino.com</a> <br>Twitter and Instagram - @DonSaladino <br>YouTube - <a href="http://www.youtube.com/donsaladino" rel="noopener">http://www.youtube.com/donsaladino</a> <br><br>Derek M. Hansen: <a href="http://www.SprintCoach.com" rel="noopener">http://www.SprintCoach.com</a> <br>Twitter and Instagram - @DerekMHansen <br>YouTube - <a href="http://youtube.com/derekmhansen" rel="noopener">http://youtube.com/derekmhansen</a>