Strava acquires Recover Athletics, an ‘app’ to prevent injuries

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Strava acquires Recover Athletics, an 'app' to prevent injuries

Strava keeps adding. The Strava platform has acquired Recover Athletics, a rehabilitation app for runnerswith a joint subscription price of 59 dollars per year, as reported by the company in a statement. The amount of the operation has not transpired.

Following the agreement, all Strava subscribers have access to the content of the applicationincluding personalized exercise plans for rehabilitation and injury prevention. The intention is that both professional runners and amateurs.

Previously, Recover Athletics was already taking advantage of the Strava API to customize recommendations athletes based on their training data. Following the agreement, athletes can log in with their Strava account in the Recover app, move their data from Strava and automatically access Recover’s premium features.

Recover Athletics, the app founded in 2018 by Nick Kafker and Nick Stewart, create personalized exercise routines based on training data. Through algorithms created by physiotherapists from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Mass General Brigham in Boston, he has created its own rehabilitative content, so that runners can have a sports life without injuries.

Strava is a social network focused on athletes to share their physical activity through a GPS system that has more than 99 million users in 195 countries, of which 3.5 million users are Spanish. Founded in 2009, based in San Francisco, is compatible with most sports monitoring systems, such as Garmin, Suunto, Polar and Fitbit, for example.

In 2020, the social network raised $110 million in a funding round, led by TCV and Sequoia Capital, in addition to the investment group Dragoneer and existing investors such as Madrone Capital Partners, Jackson Square Ventures and Go4it Capital. Strava already raised $18.5 million in a funding round in 2014.

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