Riikka is an Exercise Physiologist (M.Sc.) who has worked for several years in the fields of communication and journalism. Now, at Firstbeat she combines those two pathways in a great way. General wellness and healthy living have always inspired Riikka and now she is able to spread the word via her Firstbeat blogs. Physical activity is an inseparable part of Riikka’s life. She rides a bicycle everywhere, relaxes by paddling at the sea and challenges herself with some acrobatics.
Joonas Laurila, a Finnish runner, has undergone multiple surgeries and rehabilitations because of his cancer. He knows that a reliable training, stress, and recovery feedback is essential for different situations.
Regular exercise is good for you body and mind. However, more training isn’t always better and exercising too much might have a negative impact on mental health. Firstbeat Training Load gives essential insight into the proper amount of exercise.
It is not just the driving skill that counts for a rally driver. Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment proved that adequate recovery and good cardiorespiratory fitness are essential for WRC driver Teemu Suninen.