The strong link between physical fitness and health is undeniable. After all, a 10% improvement in fitness can add 10 more ‘quality years’ to your life*. But did you know that…
Exercise and Fitness
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…
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.
Firstbeat’s advanced performance analytics were introduced in a near-record 20 new devices in 2019. Things also stayed busy on the research and development front.
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.
The results of Firstbeat’s Lifestyle Assessment helped ice cross downhill rider Antti Tolvanen investigate the relationship between personal fitness, training, recovery and peak performance.
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.
Firstbeat HRV Summit 2017 | April 20-21 | Helsinki, Finland Join the Firstbeat HRV Summit 2017 in Helsinki this April! The event gathers top professionals from all around the world who…
Hello all, The last year has been full of challenges and lessons to be learned for all of us. The ability to react to change, be agile, and commit to…
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…