STRIVR, EON Sports VR, and Beyond Sports are the big names behind this innovation. Their programs have garnered media attention, but that doesn’t mean it’s all show. STRIVR is working with sports teams like the San Francisco 49ers, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Washington Wizards. Beyond has won an award for being one of the most promising technologies this year. A quarterback coach working with EON have expressed how seventh-graders who are using VR are “seeing the field like a senior in high school.”

While time passes, we will always find new ways to improve physical training. A dedication to personal development is one of the hallmarks of our species. But we don’t merely build on and innovate. Sometimes breakthroughs are better than what we had before. Josh Clark wrote the Couch to 5K Program in 1996 to help people run. It has had resounding success. Medhi started Stronglifts 5×5 to share his weightlifting method. The fan page attests to its effectiveness. Now, VR is training athletes.

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