WHOOP Podcast

By WHOOP

At WHOOP, we are on a mission to unlock human performance. We measure the body 24/7 and provide detailed analytics to our members regarding strain, recovery, sleep, HRV and more. 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've launched this podcast to dig deeper. WHOOP Founder & CEO Will Ahmed interviews a variety of athletes, experts and industry leaders.

  1. 1.
    Dr. Nicholas Christakis, Yale COVID-19 expert, returns to discuss booster shots and what to expect next with the pandemic
    59:28
  2. 2.
    World-class endurance coach Chris Hinshaw on increasing aerobic capacity, managing intensity, and prioritizing recovery
    52:53
  3. 3.
    Diver Tom Daley on winning Olympic gold, the importance of mindset, and the power of being the truest version of yourself
    53:03
  4. 4.
    Olympian Gabby Thomas discusses consistency, visualization, and the mental side of running
    51:08
  5. 5.
    Super Bowl champion Eli Manning on training your mind, reducing injury, and the role belief plays in success.
    49:37
  6. 6.
    Introducing WHOOP 4.0 and WHOOP Body Featuring Any-Wear Technology
    35:49
  7. 7.
    NASCAR Driver Aric Almirola on life in the driver’s seat and the importance of recovery
    48:04
  8. 8.
    Mental Performance: World-renowned sports psychologist Dr. Jim Loehr discusses energy, stress, and finding purpose
    1:03:05
  1. 9.
    Pro Runner Colleen Quigley on Finding Your Path, Managing Injury, and Understanding Your Values
    56:06
  2. 10.
    Dr. Kelly Starrett shares everything you need to know about mobility, injury prevention, and performing at your best.
    53:06
  3. 11.
    Christian Harris Talks Coming Back Strong at Next Year's CrossFit Games
    34:19
  4. 12.
    HRV 101: Insights From the WHOOP Podcast
    35:05
  5. 13.
    Fueling for Performance: Dr. Stacy Sims on Nutritional Differences Between Men and Women
    32:39
  6. 14.
    Understanding stress: How it affects sleep performance and cognitive functioning
    49:52
  7. 15.
    Olympic rower Tom George talks high strain, red recoveries, and how he broke the elusive 5:40 mark
    52:32
  8. 16.
    How sleep affected mental health during the pandemic
    25:50
  9. 17.
    The Buttery Bros discuss their travel tips, performance and nutrition, and what's next for CrossFit
    40:23
  10. 18.
    Actress Lina Esco talks mindfulness, meditation, and overcoming rejection.
    47:48
  11. 19.
    Golf legend Gary Player shares his thoughts on fitness, health, and happiness.
    44:31
  12. 20.
    Charlie Coyle, Boston Bruins center, on work ethic, sleep quality, and the connection between recovery and performing on the ice
    50:35
  13. 21.
    Patrick Mahomes discusses his WHOOP strain, visualizing victory, and why he almost didn't play football.
    30:44
  14. 22.
    Haley Adams, CrossFit phenom, discusses being a role model and her mission to win the CrossFit Games
    25:38
  15. 23.
    Steve Cook discusses finding solace in the gym and picking yourself up after life knocks you down
    53:33
  16. 24.
    WHOOP COVID-19 vaccine research shows more symptoms in younger people, and following second dose
    27:51
  17. 25.
    PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan shares how WHOOP helps keep golf safe during COVID-19
    34:58
  18. 26.
    John John Florence, two-time world champion surfer, shares how mindset prepares him for elite performance
    59:33
  19. 27.
    CEO and athlete Willy Walker discusses balance, overcoming injury, and managing expectations
    47:50
  20. 28.
    Understanding the brain: How sleep quality affects impulse control and willpower
    47:17
  21. 29.
    Free Solo climber Alex Honnold on eliminating fear and accomplishing greatness
    1:10:42
  22. 30.
    Navy SEAL Rich Diviney details how to prepare yourself for optimal performance
    53:52
  23. 31.
    CrossFit owner Eric Roza details how he made his dream of owning CrossFit a reality.
    53:39
  24. 32.
    Will Ahmed discusses entrepreneurship, building WHOOP, and the future of technology
    1:05:26
  25. 33.
    Study with U.S. Army looks at Alaska soldiers' HRV and resilience
    1:00:56
  26. 34.
    Understanding nutrition, eating disorders, and their impact on performance
    47:30
  27. 35.
    Chef Michael Chernow discusses sobriety, gratitude, and what drives him to perform
    48:06
  28. 36.
    WHOOP studies how first COVID-19 vaccine dose affects recovery, resting heart rate, and heart rate variability
    20:23
  29. 37.
    World-renowned HRV researcher Daniel Plews discusses everything you need to know about performance and training
    46:19
  30. 38.
    Study shows training based on WHOOP recovery improves performance, reduces injury
    44:12
  31. 39.
    Steve-O on becoming a stuntman, finding recovery, and sense of purpose
    53:09
  32. 40.
    Stanley Cup champion Alex Killorn discusses perseverance, meditation, and channeling your nerves to optimize your performance
    51:58
  33. 41.
    WHOOP partners with Barbells for Boobs for groundbreaking breast cancer research
    32:40
  34. 42.
    Gaining 60 pounds on purpose: Why Drew Manning is putting on weight just to lose it
    48:48
  35. 43.
    Understanding Respiratory Rate: How groundbreaking WHOOP research applies to the pandemic
    39:24
  36. 44.
    World-renowned COVID-19 expert Dr. Nicholas Christakis discusses the second wave, the vaccine, and the post-pandemic world
    1:02:18
  37. 45.
    Celebrating 100 episodes of the WHOOP Podcast
    39:30
  38. 46.
    Erika Nardini, trailblazing CEO of Barstool Sports, discusses authenticity and tuning out critics
    42:55
  39. 47.
    Using technology to improve the lives of healthcare workers
    34:21
  40. 48.
    Understanding your circadian rhythm and how to prevent daylight savings from throwing your body off
    43:41
  41. 49.
    Cooking for performance: Chef Dan Churchill breaks down everything you need to know about nutrition
    47:38
  42. 50.
    Former NBA player Chris Herren discusses overcoming drug abuse and using WHOOP to combat addiction.
    50:32

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