IBM’s own Iron Woman talks about data driven training

Written by Sara Strope | July 26, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness

In Pursuit: Chasing down data and stronger performance In 2008, I saved the little bit of energy I had left in my tank to unleash a huge smile as I crossed the finish line of Ironman Lake Placid. I was overjoyed to have completed racing 140.6 miles – which included my first marathon. For six ...read more


Health Check: innovation at the intersection of fitness apps & wearables

Written by Sara Strope and Dustin Freckleton | July 21, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness

Speed, power, and strength – these – are just a few of the characteristics that come to mind when I think about what makes the cyclists on Team USA stand out from the crowd.  But have you ever thought about their aerobic capacity?  What about their lactate threshold?  We can clearly measure speed with odometers, power ...read more