WHOOP Data at the Tour de France
The Tour is over but the data analysis has only just begun.
WHOOP was the official fitness wearable of the EF Pro Cycling team and all riders collected 24×7 data from a WHOOP strap. Their data unsurprisingly showed massive training loads (strain) over the entire duration of the race – the blue line in the chart below. If you follow professional endurance sport, the high loads may not surprise you and you will know that in order to achieve those loads you also need awesome powers of recovery and that too was shown by the WHOOP recovery metrics – green and yellow data points on the chart below.
Interesting WHOOP Fact: The team members’ average resting heart rate was 42 beats at the start of the race.
Source and more info: here at whoop.com