Here’s why and how to balance your training with quality sleep and recovery, which is just as important as training hard.
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 from hard workouts.
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.
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.
Ready to foam roll? Check out this handy infographic with six foam rolling exercises to try at home or at the gym.
Skipping a workout isn’t the end of the world but when is taking a day off actually a good idea?
Polar ambassador and personal trainer Lucy Young shares three reasons to reduce the intensity of your training during the holiday period.
Former UCLA offensive lineman Nick Ekbatani lost a leg and gained a new perspective. Read how this fitness coach uses his experience to inspire greatness in others.
Feeling tight after a day at the office? Polar ambassador and personal trainer Lucy Young shares her favorite foam rolling moves for office workers.
Activity trackers are a great way to keep yourself accountable and get insights into your 24/7 activity. But do they really make a difference on your fitness journey?
In June 2014, Rebecca Older received the life-changing news that she had breast cancer. Read how the UK Les Mills Instructor of the Year fought her way back to fitness post diagnosis.
How does fear affect your body and mind? Is a virtual zombie run good or bad for your performance?
Jana Motschnig from Germany is making her mark in amateur athletics. Read how she has modified her running and training approach to stay fit throughout her first pregnancy.
Pedro Gomes is professional long-distance triathlete and an Ironman champion. Read his story and get insights into how a pro recovers from a running injury.