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Mark Van Deusen is a Creative Copywriter at WHOOP. Before joining WHOOP, Mark served as the Managing Editor and Head Writer for CelticsLife.com. He was also a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report and a contributor at Yahoo Sports. A former tennis coach, Mark graduated from the University of Richmond with a degree in Sociology and Leadership Studies.

Pillars of Performance: Mike Mancias, NBA Trainer

Mike Mancias answers 9 questions about his performance lifestyle as LeBron James’ athletic trainer. Originally from Brownsville, TX, Mike Mancias began his career in athletic training as the student manager of the University of Texas-Pan American men’s basketball team. In the summer of 2001, Mancias landed an internship with Tim Grover of Attack Athletics, where…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 19

The importance of fiber intake for endurance athletes, why time “slows down” during intense workouts, and the potential to heal our bodies by changing the genetic code of living cells.   Monday, September 11 Repairing Organs With the Touch of a Nanochip http://spectrum.ieee.org/video/biomedical/devices/repairing-organs-with-the-touch-of-a-nanochip A new technology developed by Ohio State University researchers called “tissue nanotransfection”…

Duke Men’s Basketball Optimizing Performance with WHOOP

In the spring of 1980, Duke University hired 33-year-old Mike Krzyzewski to be its men’s head basketball coach. By his sixth season, Krzyzewski had the Blue Devils in the national championship game. Duke fell to Louisville, but Devils senior Johnny Dawkins was the 1986 tournament’s leading scorer. Two years later, junior center Danny Ferry led…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 18

Breathing exercises to benefit all types of runners, what and when to eat while you’re in training, and why some teens need more sleep than others.   Tuesday, September 5 What Everyone Gets Wrong About the 10,000 Hour Rule https://heleo.com/conversation-what-everyone-gets-wrong-about-the-10000-hour-rule/16195/ From a conversation with Anders Ericsson, Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 17

What happens when your body takes on stress, and how much does perception affect your healthy lifestyle? Plus, what will genetic engineering do for elite athletes?   Monday, August 28 What happens to your body when you’re stressed https://theconversation.com/what-happens-to-your-body-when-youre-stressed-81789 Small amounts of stress can be beneficial to keep us alert and focussed. But when stress…

The Strain of Public Speaking vs. Racing a Motorcycle

Zack Cooper is an assistant professor of health policy and economics at Yale University. When he’s not crunching the numbers behind escalating healthcare costs, he can often be found flying around a track at 165 miles per hour. “I somehow got mixed up in the crazy world of motorcycle racing,” Zack told WHOOP. “It was…

#WHOOPEd Weekly Digest, Vol. 16

Does your wearable make you more self-aware? Plus the declining importance of the save in baseball and a potential revolution in athletic rehydration.   Monday, August 21 Knee Arthritis Has Doubled… And It’s Not Because of Running https://www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/knee-arthritis-has-doubled-and-its-not-because-of-running Studies have shown that running doesn’t make you any more likely to develop arthritis in your knees.…

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