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.
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?
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.
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.
Firstbeat is attending Wearable Expo in Tokyo, Japan on February 12-14.
Members of the Firstbeat team will be meeting with current and potential business partners, along with industry insiders, analysts and media members.
Firstbeat HRV Summit gathers top professionals from around the world to explore vital issues in well-being, sports performance and physiological analytics.
The recently announced Casio G-SHOCK GBD-H1000 marks the first cooperation between Firstbeat and the iconic Japanese digital watch brand. As part of the Casio G-SHOCK lineup, the GBD-H1000 is engineered…
Firstbeat Technologies, the industry’s leading provider of physiological analytics for health, fitness and performance, has introduced an all-new, sleep-oriented feature set. Firstbeat Sleep Solution is comprised of a trio of…
Garmin introduced a bevy of new smartwatches at IFA 2019 in Berlin that feature fitness and lifestyle insights powered by Firstbeat. The announcement included generational updates to the popular vívoactive…