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Health is everything, especially for athletes. Read how to deal with soreness, injuries and stress and what your heart rate reveals about your health.

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Concentrating or overtraining – are you too focused on your sports goals?

If your life revolves around your sports goals, read these warning signs of overtaining and tips on how to regain balance between training and life.

December 27, 2018
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Stretching 101: When, what, how?

Stretching isn’t just about flexibility but about posture, symmetry and range of motion. Here’s when, what and how to stretch to have a functional body.

December 20, 2018
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Should you be tracking your sleep?

Here’s what athletes need to understand about the importance of tracking sleep, according to Michael Breus, “The Sleep Doctor”.

November 20, 2018
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Speed it up to slow it down | How to lower your resting heart rate

If you’re looking for a way to permanently lower your resting heart rate, the experts’ advice is unanimous – here’s what you should do!

August 16, 2018
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A site for sore lies | Looking for muscle soreness in all the wrong places

Does muscle soreness really mean what we think it does, or are we looking for soreness in all the wrong places?

May 4, 2018
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How to deal with shoe-related marathon injuries

You’ve been training for months and race day has finally arrived. But something feels off… Here’s how shoes can cause marathon injuries and what to do when you notice something’s wrong in the middle of a race.

April 19, 2018
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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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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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When exercise as stress relief stops working, press the reset button

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

December 11, 2017

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