It should not surprise us that athletes in Olympics 2016 are using sports technology especially wearables to help improve their performance. Here we look at six wearables that we have seen athletes using to improve their performance. Shout out your favorite in the comments below or let us know if we have missed any!


WHOOP was used by 20 Olympics athletes such as swimmer Ryan Lochte, wrestler Adeline Gray and beach volleyball team Casey Patterson and JakeGibb. WHOOP’s proprietary algorithms process data to provide athletes an Intensity score, which informs them about the level of strain on their body and what it means.