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VO2max is generally regarded as the best indicator of cardiorespiratory fitness. The higher your VO2max, the better your aerobic fitness.
HRV from a practical perspective: what it is, what it can tell you about your body’s physiology, and what you should be aware of when interpreting it.
Intense exercise is an effective way to burn calories in a short time, but it’s okay if you don’t feel like pushing hard. You can increase your energy expenditure and overall health in various ways.
This article explores four common reasons why your VO2max might not be increasing as quickly as you hoped and what you can do about it.
Exposure to hot, humid environments trigger physiological adaptations that enable to perform better in those conditions.
Results matter. In terms of understanding whether your activity and lifestyle profile translates into real health benefits, VO2max – the defining metric of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) – is the perfect resource.