Anaerobic capacity is the key factor behind short and intense efforts, like sprinting. A good way to improve your speed or anaerobic power is high-intensity interval training.
When the temperatures rise it can be hard to stay on track, and even harder to get effective recovery. This blog reveals some quick tips to help you be at your best during the heatwave.
It is not just the driving skill that counts for a rally driver. Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment proved that adequate recovery and good cardiorespiratory fitness are essential for WRC driver Teemu Suninen.
Just as your fitness improves over time, it declines if you stop training. Significant reductions in your cardiorespiratory fitness, that is VO2max, occur already within 2 to 4 weeks of detraining.
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.
Through the predictive analytics and physiological know-how, Firstbeat describes what is happening in your body and what will likely happen in the future.
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.
Maintaining motivation can be one of the most difficult things when seeking to implement lifestyle changes. That’s where data comes in. Used correctly, it can have a positive impact on every step of the journey.
Going for a run? Garmin’s latest iteration of the popular vívoactive 3 means you can leave your phone behind and still enjoy your motivational music. With room for over 500…
It is not always easy to know how you should exercise. Firstbeat Personalized Training Plans are like your digital personal trainers that provide up to date workout recommendations and help you to achieve your fitness goals.
Ray Maker of DCRainmaker.com took the stage at Firstbeat HRV Summit 2018 to share his thoughts on the future of wearables. He explored what users expect from wearables today, cited…