Body Blow! Body Blow! Counting Punches With Wearables for Boxers
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Wearable technology is everywhere now, and one of those devices might even improve your uppercut.
Khalil Zahar, CEO and founder of the wearable tech company Hykso (pronounced hik-soh), had been boxing for about five years, and while training he became frustrated at the lack of measurable results in the sport.
"If you're doing weight lifting, you know exactly if you're lifting more than a month ago. If you're a long distance runner, you know exactly if you can run your 10 kilometres faster than before. But in boxing, nothing," he said in an interview with BetaKit. So he gathered a team and set to work developing Hysko.
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