Firstbeat Technologies Renews Focus on Corporate Wellness and Sports as Firstbeat Licensing Business Is Acquired by Garmin
HRV Revealed Kalle Rovanperä’s Hidden Stress – Young Rally Driver Learns to Calm Down
Press Release June 30, 2020 On June 30, 2020, Firstbeat Analytics Oy was acquired by Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). Firstbeat Analytics Oy operates the consumer technologies licensing business that previously functioned…
Want to Make Your Holidays Healthier?
18-year-old rally talent Kalle Rovanperä doesn’t feel stress and sleeps deeply. However, Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment revealed that his body might need a bit more recovery.
Why “How Fast” Is the Wrong Question for Runners?
Christmas is wonderful, but not the healthiest time of the year. Discover how you can enjoy a fulfilling holiday and start the new year well balanced.
Is Hidden Stress Holding You Down? 5 Reasons You Don’t Always Recognize Stress
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.
“Estimating the Physical and Mental Resources of the Team is the Most Challenging Part”
It is not always easy to recognize when you are suffering from too much strain or inadequate recovery. Discover the reasons for hidden stress.
How and When Should I Exercise? The Right Plan Changes with You
Heart rate data delivers the big picture and helps players to optimize their performance, says head coach of the Finnish premier ice hockey team.
The Dose Makes the Medicine – Moderate Physical Activity Improves Mental Health
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.
Anaerobic Training, Sprint to Success
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.
The Physical and Mental Stress of Rally – How Does a WRC Driver Cope?
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.
How Long Does It Take to Lose Your Fitness?
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.
A Good Night’s Sleep, What Does It Mean?
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.
It is not just how much you sleep but also how well you sleep that counts. Firstbeat Sleep Quality Assessment takes into account the amount of sleep and the quality of the recovery.