Whoop’s Wearable Fitness Tracker Promotes All-Around Wellbeing

The 3.0 iteration of the wrist-bound device substitutes for a personal trainer

Aside from a light-reflecting text logo, the Whoop 3.0 wristband (free with a membership that begins at $30 a month) is nearly indiscernible from a fabric sweatband. There’s no screen for real-time tracking, certainly no intruding vibrations or sensors and no surprising alerts. As such, this couldn’t replace an Apple Watch or everyday time-teller. That said, everything you do—working out, recovering, sleeping, walking to work, …

Eco-Friendliness is Crucial at the SCP Hotel, Colorado Springs

Their holistic hospitality approach encourages guest feedback, freedom and plenty of fitness

Situated roadside along I-25 (the primary north-south thoroughfare that connects Fort Collins, Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado), the SCP Hotel appears delightfully worn-in, but up close it’s undoubtedly new. Set between construction sites and empty parking lots, the space fills the block with energy. Its lobby, which sits separately from a sprawling corridor of motel-style rooms, is expansive. From the front doors, the square footage …

Human Bacteria May Be the Secret to Athletic Endurance

A study published in Nature Medicine reveals that the secret to athletic endurance and heightened performance, isn’t creatine, chia seeds or beet juice, but rather a group of bacteria found in the gut of elite-level runners. By isolating the group, known as Veillonella, researchers were able to test its impact on mice post-ingestion—and those that ingested the bacteria ran 13% longer than mice that were given …