Here’s why and how to balance your training with quality sleep and recovery, which is just as important as training hard.
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.
Foam roll your way into the holiday season with Polar ambassador and personal trainer Lucy Young’s tips and go-to foam roller session.
What’s the relationship between heart rate variability (HRV) and exercising? Find out what your heart rate variability can tell you about your health.
Recovery is a vital part of training, but how do we know when to take a break? Read how you can keep track of your recovery level with Polar.
The correlation between sleep and athletic performance is undeniable. Take it from these 5 professional athletes who are playing hard and sleeping harder
Polar athlete Will Leer knows that sleep and performance sports go hand in hand. Read how he gets it all done – and manages nine hours of snoozing at night.
While passive recovery can be oh-so-satisfying, getting an active move on may help promote recovery. Here are four active recovery workouts to try.
What is active recovery and when should you opt for it over total rest? Here’s what every athlete should understand about active recovery.
Polar athlete Andy Potts has had many triumphant race finishes. He’s also had his share of injuries. Learn how he deals with injuries and comes back stronger.
No two injuries are alike. Here’s what physical therapist Abby Bales says all athletes should know about some of the most common running injuries.
When running is your job, recovery is all in a day’s work. Here’s how U.S. Olympian Molly Huddle recovers after running.
From unsuccessful workouts to shoddy sleep, there are a handful of signs you may need a training break. Here are the 7 signs it’s time to take a rest day.
Steady-state training is an easy-to-moderate paced effort without any drama. Here are the benefits of adding steady-state cardio training to your workout mix.
Multiple-time IRONMAN Champion Sebastian Kienle and his coach Lubos Bilek share their post-race recovery tips and reveal what happens during the first 168 hours after the finish line.
A post workout recovery routine is vital in the recovery of your body after a strenuous workout. Moses Bentley shares five post workout recovery tips
Introducing the next evolution of sleep tracking – Polar Sleep Plus™.
To help you achieve your health and fitness goals we’re proud to introduce continuous heart rate tracking – available on the new Polar A370 fitness tracker.
Sleep plays an essential role in optimizing health and well-being. Good sleep hygiene is a step towards getting a great night’s sleep and feeling fresh during the day.
Friends don’t let friends skip a good night’s sleep. Personal trainer, exercise therapist and keynote speaker Bobby Whisnand delivers a wake-up call on the importance of sleep.
How much sleep do we need and how can we sleep better? Sports scientist Benjamin Garcia shares his insight on getting that premium shut-eye.