Sundays are generally seen as days in which we athletes “take it easy”, but for me the day doesn’t differ from any other weekday.
I wore the Firstbeat Bodyguard during a trip from Finland to the UK, including the travel day and a day on the exhibition floor at Health and Wellbeing at Work 2015 conference.
What’s Happening in an Athlete’s Mind? – Connecting Sport Psychology and Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
What effect does heart rate variability (HRV) feedback have on athletes’ psychological preparedness and vice versa?
Firstbeat provided real-time training load monitoring for athletes in a national CrossFit competition – the Battle of Jyväskylä – in January 2015 with the Firstbeat Sports Monitor.
There are a lot of do’s and don’ts, and sometimes it seems that you can find a study that makes almost everything unhealthy.
Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment database suggests that especially during the night’s sleep a shift worker’s recovery is significantly reduced.
If we want to feel well and perform at a high level, good sleep, sufficient exercise, healthy food, and some enjoyable “non-stress time” daily and weekly are pretty good guidelines to follow in our normal daily life, as well as on the road!
The Lifestyle Assessment report is like a window to your body’s physiology and the factors affecting it. The most crucial matter is how the information is utilized.
Johanna Gustafsson had been dreaming about climbing Mount Everest since she was a child. Many people dream about this adventure but for Johanna, it ended up being more than a…
The use of Firstbeat Bodyguard sensor allows 24hrs measurements to detect how other factors than training are affecting on recovery.
After a hot summer and the summer holiday season, it is time to head back to work and face our everyday routines and schedules. Fall is the time of new…
At the beginning of July Team Firstbeat participated the biggest annual adventure competition in Finland, the Rokua Geopark XTREME 24h Challenge.