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.
Stress & Recovery
A look at how the Coronavirus lockdown has impacted our staff, using Firstbeat Bodyguard measurement results.
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.
You’ve probably heard or read stories about Garmin watches and similar wearables seemingly predicting illness. Can your fitness tracker really tell when you are getting sick?
At a time like this, it’s tough to come up with meaningful wellness guidelines, without oversimplifying or overlooking people’s realities.
Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment as a behavioral nudge tool – 1Day a Week Campaign at Salford Royal Hospital
See how Firstbeat played a part in a campaign aimed at reducing car use and increasing physical activity amongst hospital employees.
How stressful is it to organize a business seminar or give a speech on the main stage? Enthusiasm and adrenaline help, but positive stress needs to be recovered from, too.
The physiological results of a four-day labor were revealed by the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment. How stressful is it for a father during childbirth?
On Wednesday April 29th , Jason Howlett of management and behavioral change company FOCUSWRX joined us to discuss forming positive habits and achieving your goals, as well as offer simple tips to help employers and employees balance their performance and recovery. …
In this webinar, Firstbeat Exercise Physiologist, Tiina Hoffman, will discuss what supercompensation of life means and how lifestyle choices can impact health and performance.
In this webinar, Mental Health campaigner and keynote speaker, Rob Stephenson, will take a look at mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Firstbeat participates in the world’s biggest trade show for fitness, wellness, and health, FIBO 2018, starting on 12th of April, in Cologne, Germany.
The Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment was featured on the January 31 edition of UK television channel ITV’s ‘Tonight’ show, Britain’s most popular current affairs program. Presented by ITV Science Editor Tom Clarke, and…
Key points: Study utilized data from over 4,000 men and women in real-world conditions Heart rate variability (HRV) offers objective insight into restorative power of sleep Even a single drink…
Finnish winters pose an enormous challenge for humans and the impact can be seen with technology. Finland’s capital of Helsinki is located on the country’s southern border on the Baltic…
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