Results matter. In terms of understanding whether your activity and lifestyle profile translates into real health benefits, VO2max – the defining metric of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) – is the perfect resource.
A group of Firstbeat’s employees took part in Jyvässoutu – a rowing race where dozens of church boats row a 7-km course as fast as possible.
Your vívosmart 3 will automatically calculate your VO2max fitness level during timed walking and running activities longer than 15 minutes.
See how the Lifestyle Assessment helped crossfit athlete Laura Hämäläinen manage her everyday life activities in terms of stress, sleep and training.
Accurate calorie counts provide insight for better personal health decisions and reveal the effectiveness of weight management efforts.
The continuous nature of All-day Stress monitoring is a real game changer in the struggle to ensure that lifestyle changes made are lifestyle changes kept.
Several of our recent blogs have discussed different habits and realities of life that can compromise a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle. You might remember reading about the harsh effect that alcohol…
Training load monitoring and recovery testing are among the ways that top teams like Tottenham Hotspur are leveraging science and technology to reduce injuries and create competitive advantages on the field.
The ability to predict how a particular individual will react to a training protocol in advance is a critical step in getting training prescriptions right.
Life’s Not Always a Day at the Beach, But There’s a Lot We Can Do to Enjoy a Smoother, More Balanced Ride!
We here at Firstbeat – together with wellness providers around the world – are in the business of discussing different viewpoints and strategies for balancing our busy lives better, to…
Instead of just looking up heart rate zones and percentages from a table, many devices are identifying real responses in the body and making sense of them.
If the goal is to improve fitness, training must be matched with good recovery. One of the factors known to have a negative effect on recovery is alcohol.