VO2max is the number that describes your cardiorespiratory fitness. It’s a single number that captures your heart, lungs, circulatory system, and muscles work all working independently and together. And, not…
Exercise and Fitness
Early running goals are often as simple as completing your first 5k or 10k race. It’s isn’t long, however, before these initial targets and the joy of conquering them are…
In this interview, Firstbeat Physiology Research Manager Tero Myllymäki, M.Sc., explains the physiology of sleep, how sleep experts define good sleep, and why sleep stages are important.
Bad sleep can leave anyone struggling for answers. Why can’t I sleep? Why am I so tired in the morning? Why can’t I find the motivation to exercise and focus at work? Using a wearable device to track your sleep a good way to capture longer trends.
It would be sweet if just sleeping better would equal losing more weight. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. You need to exercise, eat well and sleep well to successfully manage your weight.
While there is no doubt that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) burns a lot of calories, going hard all the time can do more harm than good. Low-intensity aerobic exercise is needed to complete the picture.
Founded in 2002 and based in London, SP&Co has delivered research driven health and lifestyle programmes to thousands of individuals. The private health and fitness consultancy uses Firstbeat technology as part of their bespoke wellness programme.
Personal Trainers at Fitness Center Buugi are utilizing Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment as a tool in their work to help their clients reach their goals.
A lot of us have heard the universal recommendation that 10 000 steps per day means that you are active enough, but is it enough or sometimes even too much?
This is an educational webinar where matters concerning Lifestyle Assessment reports terminology and technical use of Analysis Server will be discussed.
Dr. Tara Swart talks about her work as a leadership coach and how she uses Firstbeat´s HRV data to improve her clients performances.
Whether you’re an exercise fanatic keen to know if your effort is paying off, or someone with a nagging feeling their fitness is holding them back, working out how fit…
Estimating an individual’s Fitness Level whilst walking will be added to the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment in September 2018. A new algorithm developed by Firstbeat has made it possible to estimate…
Firstbeat and Europe’s largest education center for personal trainers, Trainer4You, are expanding their co-operation. The two Finnish wellness pioneers for over 20 years aim for mutual development of customer experience…