The Headset That Makes You Stronger
Neuropriming can help boost your one rep max.
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They work by sending signals to the motor cortex area of the brain, helping improve neuroplasticity, says Alex Zimmerman, founding director of the Tier X program at Equinox. “This can accelerate athletes’ improvements in strength, skill, and explosiveness," he says adding that clients who have used the technology improved their 200-meter sprint times on the rower and were able to lift heavier weight when doing a Turkish get-up. Moreover, the precisely timed electrical signals "cause more adaptive coordination of motor units, which means improvements in hand-eye coordination.”
Halo Sport headphones have been beneficial for Tier X program members, whether it's increasing the number of push-ups they can do or performing a more complicated move with additional load, says Zimmerman. It's likely athletes can see performance improvements from other headset brands as well.