61. Unlocking Your Body’s Potential with WHOOP CEO Will Ahmed

The Ultimate Human with Gary Brecka

14-05-2024 • 1 hr 29 mins

Key takeaways you’ll learn in this episode: What is heart rate variability and why is it important? Top sleep hacks for the best recovery. Why WHOOP partnered with OpenAI for the future of wearable technology. Grab Your WHOOP Here: http://join.whoop.com/ultimate Get weekly tips from Gary Brecka on how to optimize your health and lifestyle routines - go to https://www.theultimatehuman.com/ For more info on Gary, please click here: ⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/thegarybrecka Order The 1 Genetic Test That Will Give You Results For Life Here: ⁠⁠⁠https://10xhealthnetwork.com/pages/genetic-testing?utm_source=gbrecka⁠⁠ Get The Supplements That Gary Recommends Here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://10xhealthnetwork.com/pages/supplements?utm_source=gbrecka Sign up for 10X Health Affiliate Program https://10xhealthsystem.com/GBaffiliate ECHO GO PLUS HYDROGEN WATER BOTTLE http://echowater.com BODY HEALTH - USE CODE ULTIMATE10 for 10% OFF YOUR ORDER https://bodyhealth.com/ultimate Are you looking to optimize your sleep, recovery, and performance? In this episode of The Ultimate Human Podcast, Gary Brecker sits down with Will Ahmed, CEO and Founder of WHOOP! They’re taking a deep dive into wearable technology and big data to improve health and longevity. You’ll learn about the science of heart rate variability, optimizing sleep tracking, and the predictive analytics that are being used to identify potential health issues before it’s too late. If you’ve been looking into different wearable technologies to help you improve your performance, you’re going to love this episode with Will Ahmed! 00:00 - Who is Will Ahmed, the CEO of WHOOP? 03:30 - Why did he start WHOOP? 07:00 - What is heart rate variability and why is it important? 13:00 - How does sleep impact recovery? 19:00 - Top sleep hacks for the best recovery. 27:00 - Is it bad for your recovery to sleep next to your spouse? 30:30 - Why you should wear blue-light-blocking glasses a few hours before bed. 41:00 - Gary Brecka’s morning routine with hydrogen gases. 46:30 - What does the Strain metric on WHOOP mean? 53:30 - How did WHOOP track COVID-19? 01:00:30 - Why WHOOP partnered with OpenAI. 01:03:30 - What is the future of wearable technology? 01:11:00 - Are wearable technologies the future of cardiology? 01:13:00 - How he built a multi-billion dollar business. 01:17:00 - What was Will Ahmed’s hardest moment in business? 01:23:30 - Why you need to be obsessed with the problem you are solving. 01:25:00 - Why you should always strive to live in gratitude. Connect with Will Ahmed here: @willahmed Gary Brecka: @garybrecka The Ultimate Human: @ultimatehumanpod Subscribe on YouTube: @ultimatehumanpodcast The Ultimate Human with Gary Brecka Podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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