Athletes are turning to tech to help them run faster, jump higher, push harder. PK Fitness measures "effort level", which trainers and sports psychologists say is vital for athletes to achieve higher performance levels. Think of it as a constant self-check, always asking yourself, "Am I working hard enough?" That's where technology can help. With it, we can see if our effort matches our perceptions, speed our reflexes, think faster on our feet and motivate ourselves to push further.
"My goal is to do the same workout and get my effort level numbers down, because that means I'm in better shape," says Gibson, who owns a real estate company near Los Angeles. "That's doing the same run, but faster, and then moving on to the next challenge."
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