The Future is Now: The Future of Fitness

As big data and technology continue to rise in importance, the sports world is taking notice. Leading the way in athlete analytics, Catapult is an Australian-based company that tracks athlete performance using state-of-the-art wearable technologies and software. Gary McCoy, a Senior Applied Sports Scientist at Catapult, travels the world working with top college, professional, and national teams, introducing them to the future of fitness.

Whether on the field or the court, Gary travels with his Intel-powered tablets, which provide him with the up-to-the-minute data and analytics.

Using wearable tracking devices, Gary is able to monitor athletes – from measuring lateral explosiveness to muscle fatigue – in order to maximize performance while minimizing injury and exhaustion. Whether on the field or the court, Gary travels with his Intel-powered tablets, which provide him with the up-to-the-minute data and analytics. With real-time results, Gary can devise alternative training methods and physiological reports to radically optimize player effectiveness.

The rapidly advancing field of sports science has dramatically altered the ways in which players and coaches approach training. With the accessibility, speed, and precision of Intel technology, Gary and his team at Catapult remain one step ahead of the competition. As more teams continue to utilize the latest advances in data analytics and technology, the future of fitness becomes one step closer to reality.

The Future is Now is a 10-part video series that explores people and companies using Intel-powered technology to reinvent the future.