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BMW

BMW: The Pacesetter of the Automotive Industry

German luxury automobile manufacturer BMW competes in a fast-paced and constantly changing industry. In recent years, innovation and technology have impacted the whole concept of a car. The challenges of…

Aku Louhimies

Movie Project Complete—Premiere Night Ahead! How Did Director Aku Louhimies Maintain His Performance?

“Filmmaking requires dedication and perseverance. The process can be physically and emotionally draining, disturbing the body’s natural rhythms.” This is how Director Aku Louhimies described the challenges of his job…

Susanna Rahkamo, Pertec Consulting

All Leadership Stems from Self-Leadership

Getting to the top requires hard work, ironclad confidence, and a willingness to continually improve yourself. As a former competitive ice dancer with a pair of Olympic games and a…

Camilla Richardsson

Why Endurance Athletes Need Anaerobic Training to Succeed

Camilla Richardsson, an elite middle-distance runner, has been using the Firstbeat Sports platform to better understand and plan her training activities for the past few years.

Detroit Red Wings

Training Load and Recovery Monitoring at Detroit Red Wings Development Camp

Pivot Sports founder and Firstbeat US representative John Lally was on hand once again for the annual Detroit Red Wings Development Camp.

San Jose Sharks

Protecting an NHL Player’s Greatest Asset: San Jose Sharks Trainer Mike Potenza Talks Training Load Management in Pro Hockey

As the head strength and conditioning coach for the San Jose Sharks for the past 11 years, Mike Potenza has established himself as one of the league’s leading experts in preparing the pros.

Teuvo Teräväinen

NHL Player Teuvo Teräväinen Takes a Look at His Training with Firstbeat

Teuvo Teräväinen, 22, plays Center for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Having just finished his fourth season in the league, he recently participated in the Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment to learn more about the impacts of training on his body and for clues about how to find the right balance between stress and recovery.

Mirko Lahti

Red Bull Crashed Ice Junior World Winner Mirko Lahti Aims to Renew His Championship

The season of the world’s fastest sport on skates went as quickly as the riders on the track, but the speedy competitors have already got their hands full preparing for the start of next season. We chatted with Mirko Lahti, the recently crowned 20-year-old Junior World Championship.

Fit4TheGame

Everyone Can Benefit from Professional Sports Innovation

At Fit4theGame, monitoring and feedback have become part of the atmosphere and training experience. It also helps coaches and members develop closer relationships.

Dr. Erica Thieman, University of Illinois

Concrete Life-Changing Evidence with Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessments

Dr. Erica Thieman is a teacher educator and education researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who focuses on the context and impact of resilience and stress in high…