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How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule: Healthy Habits and Routines

When you’ve pulled an all-nighter due to jet lag, anxiety, or one too many drinks, getting back on your sleep schedule can be a living nightmare. Sleeplessness compounds stress and anxiety, which can keep you tossing and turning until the birds start chirping. The good news is that returning to a normal sleep pattern isn’t[…]

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Remyelination: How to Increase Myelin for Longevity

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Tracking Your Sleep with Biostrap

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How to fix your sleep schedule: Feet coming out from under the covers of a bed

How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule: Healthy Habits and Routines

When you’ve pulled an all-nighter due to jet lag, anxiety, or one too many drinks, getting back on your sleep schedule can be a living nightmare. Sleeplessness compounds stress and anxiety, which can keep you tossing and turning until the birds start chirping. The good news is that returning to a normal sleep pattern isn’t[…]

A chart that tracks heart rate zones

How to Find Your Heart Rate Zones Using Your Maximum Heart Rate

Perhaps one element of heart health worth understanding — that few do — is your different heart rate zones. Whether your maximum heart rate can be utilized to calculate heart rate zones, and thus provide a more exact method of determining exercise intensity as opposed to relying on perceived exertion alone.

How to improve reaction time: football players on the field

How to Improve Reaction Time Through Physical and Mental Exercises

What do catching a ball, walking up the stairs, and covering your eyes have in common? They’re all ways that the body can react to its environment. Fast reaction time, which measures how long it takes for your body to respond to external forces, is essential for leading a safe, healthy life. Reaction time can[…]

How to increase myelin: A female athlete stretches

Remyelination: How to Increase Myelin for Longevity

As more studies reveal the role of myelinating cells in a healthy brain and body, more people are viewing it as an opportunity to boost longevity.
So what exactly is myelin and the myelin sheath, and what do these things mean for living your best life? Here, we outline everything you need to know about myelin loss and myelin repair, including how to create new myelin for a sharper, healthier, and longer life.

What is VO2 max: a bicycle and a cyclist's legs

What Is VO2 Max and How Can You Increase It?

Rarely does one explore the world of physical fitness and exercise training without hearing the puzzling phrase “VO2 max.” Utilized by both professional athletes and casual competitors alike, VO2 max is believed to be one of the greatest indicators of an individual’s endurance. But what exactly is it? And if elevated levels of it lead to a higher quality of life, how can we increase it?

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How to increase myelin: A female athlete stretches

Remyelination: How to Increase Myelin for Longevity

As more studies reveal the role of myelinating cells in a healthy brain and body, more people are viewing it as an opportunity to boost longevity.
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What Is VO2 Max and How Can You Increase It?

Rarely does one explore the world of physical fitness and exercise training without hearing the puzzling phrase “VO2 max.” Utilized by both professional athletes and casual competitors alike, VO2 max is believed to be one of the greatest indicators of an individual’s endurance. But what exactly is it? And if elevated levels of it lead to a higher quality of life, how can we increase it?

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Tracking Your Sleep with Biostrap

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If there’s one thing everyone needs more of, it’s sleep. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40.6 million American adults are only sleeping for 6 or fewer hours each night. That’s 1 in 3 Americans who are living sleep-deprived. We have a few tips on how to improve the length and quality of your sleep.

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In the quest for good health and fitness, sleep is essential. The balance of sleep, nutrition, and exercise helps us look and feel our best in the new year and beyond. By tracking your daily baseline HRV with your Biostrap, you have a metric that offers insight on your sleep quality and how your body is responding to your healthy lifestyle.

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