Firstbeat is participating in the Wearable Technology Show with our partner Optima-life on March 10-11 in Excel exhibition center London, UK. The event gathers the operators in the industry around the world and presents over 200 speakers and 100 wearables companies.

Come meet team Firstbeat on stand 350 at the Innovation Zone. Follow the event on social media #WTS2015

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Firstbeat’s partner Optima-life is creating better human performance, resilience and well-being in corporate organizations and professional sports. Optima-life is currently nominated for the AXA PPP Health Tech and You award for the most innovative healthcare provider. Optima-life utilizes Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment in reducing the likelihood of employee burnout and promoting commitment to resilience and well-being.
Watch the CEO Simon Shepard’s interview on the principles and the methods Optima-life uses in their work.
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Firstbeat is participating in the Health and Wellbeing @ Work professional conference and exhibition on 3-4 March 2015 in Birmingham, UK. The event is organized for the 9th time this year and is focused on improving the health and well-being of work-aged people. 

The event provides you with solutions on how to ensure your employees are engaged and motivated, healthy, resilient, return to work quickly following absence and stay in work. In addition, maximizing both individual and organizational performance is discussed.


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What’s Happening in an Athlete’s Mind? – Connecting Sport Psychology and Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Writer: Eeva Kettunen, M.Sc, MBA & Sport and Exercise psychology student at University of Jyväskylä In previous articles, the effect that good recovery has on performance has been highlighted from a physiological point of view. But what if we look … Continue reading 

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CrossFit Challenges the Athlete’s Ability to Recover

CrossFit as a sport has been developed to train all areas of physical condition: strength, speed, endurance and mobility, and it includes elements from for example gymnastics and Olympic weightlifting. Since CrossFit is physically a very demanding sport, it is … Continue reading 

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In a Jungle of Lifestyle Guidelines, It Can Be Hard to See the Forest from the Trees…

TV, newspapers, books and the internet are full of guidelines and research results about how we should live: how to manage stress, what to eat and drink, how to sleep and when and how to exercise. As important as a … Continue reading 

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