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Running pace is not the most valuable lens through which to examine your runs. Shifting your focus towards training intensity can be a real game changer.
It is not always easy to recognize when you are suffering from too much strain or inadequate recovery. Discover the reasons for hidden stress.
Heart rate data delivers the big picture and helps players to optimize their performance, says head coach of the Finnish premier ice hockey team.
Personalized Training Plan offers workouts tailored just for you. Your fitness level and training history are used to help you achieve your goals safely and effectively.
The more you use your phone, the faster it runs out of battery. Our bodies work the same way. Body Battery™ shows how much you have left.
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.
Have you worked out regularly, but your Training Status is Unproductive? There is no need to panic. Remedy the situation with a few modifications into your training routine.
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.
Anaerobic capacity is the key factor behind short and intense efforts, like sprinting. A good way to improve your speed or anaerobic power is high-intensity interval training.
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.
Just as your fitness improves over time, it declines if you stop training. Significant reductions in your cardiorespiratory fitness, that is VO2max, occur already within 2 to 4 weeks of detraining.