The Future of Wearable Technology

Episode 15.24 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.

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Segment One: Controlling Body Distortion Patterns in NBA Players

Kobe Bryant, Gary Vitti

Trainer Gary Vitti talks to an exhausted Kobe Bryant and has cared for other Lakers legends, nears end of watch.

The LA Laker’s Head Trainer, Gary Vitti reveals the training technology that’s helping to keep the world’s best athletes healthy and playing. Applying New Technology and Perfecting Old School  Methods in Training. Maintaining healthy posture through training with the AlignMed Posture Shirt to bring his players into “postural fitness”. He has a passionate recognition for the importance of balance and posture in an athlete in order for him to perform at the elite level required of these world-class athletes. Gary can simply look at a player and have a fairly accurate sense of how his body is vulnerable to injury.


Segment Two: Wearable Technology-Can It Make a Difference?

John Honcharuk, Facility Manager for Athletico talks about the importance of tracking sleep, movement and diet to improve motivation, feedback and compliance for your fitness routines; cost saving alternatives and practical applications. John is a  Certified Specialist in Strength and Conditioning, Functional Movement Screen-Level 2, MovNat Training, Cross Fit Level 1, Cross Fit Mobility & Endurance and is an active Obstacle Course Race participant.