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…
Exercise and Fitness
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.
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.
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.
Remind yourself of the physical and mental health benefits of increased physical activity.
Mastering the sometimes-complex relationship between each workout and its role in your development is the key to improving your performance.
See how one Firstbeat employee prepared for, and completed, the 200km Nordenskiöldsloppet race
Exposure to hot, humid environments trigger physiological adaptations that enable to perform better in those conditions.
Training Load gives you is the ability to see and track the amount strain placed on your body as a result of your recorded activities over time.
The annual Firstbeat HRV Summit brings experts together from around the world to explore how analysis of heart rate and heart rate variability data can be deployed in new and better ways.
What VO2max measures and how it is measured. How VO2max is used to personalize feedback, and what you can do to boost your own VO2max.
Inspired beginners often run faster, farther, and more often than they should. This often creates problems down the road that can prevent you from brining.