Sleep is hugely important for good health and performance. It’s a key cornerstone of wellness that needs to be taken seriously both at societal and individual level.
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With Saturday many people’s ‘most stressful day’, your weekend might not be as full of recovery as you first thought. Here are tips to boost your recovery.
Stress can be defined as a situation where the demands that a person is faced with are greater than the available resources. Stress can also be described as the body’s physical and mental adaptation to real or perceived change and life’s challenges.
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.
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.
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Hi there! I’m Laura Hämäläinen, a 24-year-old blogger, CrossFit athlete, entrepreneur and physiotherapist from Lahti, Finland. I live and breathe CrossFit, a sport that is also my full-time job. I’m…