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.
Exercise and Fitness
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.
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.
Objective data can be a tool for motivation and, used correctly, can have a major impact at every step of the journey towards improved health and well-being.
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As you think about stress, recovery, and sleep in relationship to your own daily routines and lifestyle decisions, it’s worth keeping in mind that stress increases your body’s need for good quality sleep.
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.
You can’t have the same fitness all year round, at least not if you want to get the most out of your performance. Firstbeat Training Status helps you to optimize your workout and peak at right time.
You need to push your limits to improve your VO2max and get Aerobic Training Effect of 3.0-5.0. However, exercise can be very useful, although your TE value isn’t that high. The variation is the key to success.
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VO2max is generally regarded as the best indicator of cardiorespiratory fitness. The higher your VO2max, the better your aerobic fitness.