Paying proper attention to the well-being of staff will lead to a better working environment and happier, more productive employees.
In Finland, 20-30% of adults take part in alcohol-free January. I decided to test this myself, collect some data and see how an alcohol-free month affects me. Would I notice some benefits, such as increased energy, better sleep, or even improved heart rate variability (HRV) during sleep?
As part of the Firstbeat Sports webinar series, Sean Conaty of the University of Eastern Michigan delivered his insights into the practical side of using data to enhance performance for NCAA men’s basketball players.
As the wearable industry’s leading provider of physiological analytics, Firstbeat works with top brands to give wearable users the best fitness, health, and performance insights possible. Benefiting from this unique…
You may have heard that your fitness level is determined by your genetics. This is true. Luckily, that’s not the whole story. Experts say that about half of the variation in physical fitness between individuals is heritable, meaning it comes to you through your parents.
When it comes to your health and fitness, it’s easy to ask the wrong questions. “Am I fit?” is one of these questions that just creates problems. Thinking about your fitness in terms of VO2max is the easiest way to get started.
Weight management and healthy eating are issues that wellness professionals face every day with their clients.
When it comes to cheerleading, very little – if any – research is available that squads can use to help prepare themselves to perform. Monitoring cardiovascular load is vital to best train athletes in all sports.
Cold and flu season are knocking on the door once again. Viruses and germs are spreading across the land. That means now is the perfect time to look deep and…
The ability to track intensity and quantify training loads using technology plays a big role in today’s game, giving team experts the ability to see in specific terms how individual athletes are impacted by training and how they respond at a physiological level.
Employees are companies’ most valuable asset, so their well-being should be priority number one. We need to act to change the tune of how Britons work.
Most Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessments are conducted for working age people; the average participant age in the Firstbeat database is 43. But coping with and conquering stress, getting enough sleep and…