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Announcing the WHOOP Podcast

December 4, 2018

What does it take to optimize performance for athletes, for executives, for anyone? We’re launching this podcast to dig deeper.

By Will Ahmed

When I first started WHOOP, I did not predict I’d be hosting a podcast. Over the last six years, however, I’ve gotten to meet and learn from so many brilliant people, thought leaders across sports, physiology, performance, data, technology, business–you name it. In many of these conversations I found myself thinking, “This would be fascinating for everyone to listen to.”

At WHOOP, we are on a mission to unlock human performance. We measure the body 24/7, and provide analytics to our members to help improve performance. This includes Strain, Recovery and Sleep. Our clients range from the best professional athletes in the world, to Navy SEALs, to fitness enthusiasts, to Fortune 500 CEOs and executives. The common thread among WHOOP members is a passion to improve. What does it take to optimize performance for athletes, for executives, for anyone? We’re launching this podcast to dig deeper.

I’ll interview experts, industry leaders, and top performers. The conversations will focus on my guests’ careers, how they’ve influenced performance, sports, science, and in many cases where we’re going with technology. While WHOOP is sponsoring the podcast, you will not find it to be commercial in nature. The focus will be on our guests and their experiences, not a pitch for why you should be on WHOOP.

As with everything we do at WHOOP, we love listening to and learning from our members. Building the WHOOP Podcast over time will be no different. Please give me feedback as you listen to the various episodes and our guests. If there are topics you’d like to be explored in more detail or guests you want to see interviewed, please don’t hesitate to reach out (my contact info below).

I’ve found through many of these conversations a much greater insight into everything related to human performance. There’s something about this format, this type of longer-form discussion that really allows you to learn more and delve deeper. My hope is you’ll leave these conversations with some new ideas, and a greater passion for performance.

Episode No. 1 drops tomorrow. Thank you and enjoy.


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Will can be found on Instagram and Twitter @willahmed.

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Will Ahmed

Will Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of WHOOP, which has developed next generation wearable technology for optimizing human performance and health. WHOOP members include professional athletes, Fortune 500 CEOs, fitness enthusiasts, military personnel, frontline workers and a broad range of people looking to improve their performance. WHOOP has raised more than $400 million from top investors and is valued at $3.6 billion, making it the most valuable standalone wearables company in the world. Ahmed has recruited an active advisory board that consists of some of the world’s most notable cardiologists, technologists, marketers, and designers. Ahmed was recently named to the 2021 Sports Business Journal 40 under 40 list as well as 2020 Fortune 40 Under 40 Healthcare list and previously named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. Ahmed founded WHOOP as a student at Harvard, where he captained the Men’s Varsity Squash Team and graduated with an A.B. in government.