Here’s what you need to know about workout data and recovery metrics: tracking, monitoring and interpreting heart rate data, running power, daily activity, recovery status and more.
Whether you’re a runner, cyclist, or gym-goer, here’s how knowing your heart rate variability can improve your health and fitness
Did you know that understanding your VO2max can help you become healthier and fitter? Here’s how with how to measure and improve your VO2max.
You asked and Nick answered! Yes, we challenged running coach Nick Anderson to share his expertise on a selection of your questions about effective ways to use data for running training
Tracking your workouts, but not sure what to do with all that fitness data? Here are some of the FAQs about fitness tracking and data – answered.
Based on Polar data, one of the lockdown lifestyle trends is exercise shifting from indoor workouts to outdoor activities. Check out the stats from the U.S. and Germany.
Here’s how the lockdown changed sleep habits in the U.S. and Germany – based on anynomized Polar sleep data. A never-ending nightmare or a sweet dream deal?
Two running power experts explain how to do a post-training analysis on running power: What should you look for in running power data to help you improve?
With the new wrist-based running power, the power vs heart rate question is puzzling many runners: What are the differences and should you favor one over the other?
Here’s how to measure running power – straight from the wrist – and how to use it for interval training and hill running.
Here’s how World Champion Sebastian Kienle uses data before, during and after races and 4 data tips that we can all put into use.
What does it take to develop sports technology with reliable data?
Can you keep up with the pace of the fastest runners? Take a peek into your fellow runners’ running data (anonymized, of course).
Running power is not the only metric you need to look at if you want to get the full picture of your running performance. Add heart rate and use all the insight you can get with the Polar V800 and Stryd.
We tapped into our anonymized data and put together a few highlights of the real sleep habits of Polar Sleep Plus users around the globe.
If you already track pace, heart rate, and distance, this is why you should consider completing your running data mix with power!
Most adults need 7-9 hours of sleep per night but do athletes sleep more? And if they do, are they getting more and better sleep than the rest of us?
You can now overlay data from your Polar V800 to your GoPro videos. Learn how to get started and see our enduro rider François Bailly-Maître’s demo.
How do you turn all of your workout and race data into real-life performance? Here’s how five pro athletes use their workout and race data.
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.