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.
Try this foam rolling session at home to prevent lactic acid from building up in your muscles when you’re more sedentary than usual.
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 five professional athletes who are playing hard and sleeping harder.
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.
Triathlete Andy Potts has had many triumphant race finishes, but also his fair share of injuries. Here’s how he deals with injuries and comes back stronger.
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.
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 for your body after a strenuous workout. Here are five post-workout recovery tips you can take into use immediately.
Here’s how how sleep tracking can be a game-changer in improving your sleep and fitness – to improve your performance and gain optimal results.
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 and exercise therapist Bobby Whisnand delivers a wake-up call on the importance of sleep.
If you want to get fitter, you need to sleep better. Sports scientist Benjamin Garcia shares his insight on how to sleep better and boost your fitness.
Skipping a workout isn’t the end of the world but when is taking a day off actually a good idea?
Here are three reasons why taking a break from working out is recommended and why rest and recovery actually lead to better fitness results.
Feeling tight after a day of sitting in a not-so ergonomic remote workspace? Polar ambassador and personal trainer Lucy Young shares her favorite foam rolling moves for people with a desk job.
Is overtraining something that only top-level athletes should worry about or can anyone suffer from overtraining?