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How fit are you, really? Your heart rate has the answer

You think you’re fit because you exercise every day, but are you, really? Read which heart rate variables reveal the true state of your fitness.

January 18, 2018
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12 athlete-approved ways to help you sleep better

Some people are naturally solid sleepers, while others require help to improve sleep quality. Try these simple but effective tips from well-rested athletes.

December 19, 2017
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Heart rate variability and Orthostatic Test | Let’s talk Polar

Studies are finding that there is an important correlation between heart rate variability and exercise. Find out what your HRV can tell you about your health.

September 29, 2017
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When your heart rate goes up, the scale goes down – right?

Data doesn’t lie, so consider your heart rate monitor and your target heart rate for weight loss your best workout buddies. Here are three things to keep in mind when you’re exercising to lose weight.

January 23, 2018
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Stress relief by exercising harder isn’t working? It’s time to unwind – but how?

Read the top tips for stress relief from Polar Ambassador, Nutritionist and Trainer Brooke Turner.

December 11, 2017
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Why you should always cool down after your workout

No workout is complete until you’ve sufficiently cooled down. Here’s why cool down exercises are a crucial part of training.

December 1, 2017
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What is sweat rate – and why does it matter?

How does your sweat rate compare to others? Here’s what you need to know about sweat rate from Dr. Craig Feuerman, Medical Director at City Sports Medicine.

November 17, 2017
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Macronutrients 101

What are macros, what do they do and should you be counting them? Here’s what you need to know about macronutrients and macro-counting.

November 9, 2017
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I’m running or riding a lot but I’m not losing weight: Why?

You’re going all-in on cardio, but the weight is not coming off. Why? Here are 5 reasons you’re not losing weight despite all of your running and riding.

November 7, 2017
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Four professional athletes who swear by taking the stairs – and one who opts for the elevator

When given the choice, you should always favor the stairs over an elevator, right? Here, 5 Polar pros weigh in on the stairs vs. elevator debate.

November 2, 2017
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This is how we roll | Foam rolling for rest days

Foam roll your way into the holiday season with Polar ambassador and personal trainer Lucy Young’s tips and go-to foam roller session.

October 31, 2017
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Six reasons to start your mornings with yoga

Whether you’re an office worker, athlete or both, morning yoga is a great way to start the day. Polar ambassador Flavia shares six reasons why.

October 31, 2017

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