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Breathe easier by improving your Sp02 for 2018

Through the use of Biostrap you will be able to track your levels through what is called a Pulse Oximeter. The Pulse Oximeter infrared light passes through the bloodstream in a pain-free process that determines the percentage of hemoglobin in the blood. It can do this simply because blood with oxygen is a different color than blood without oxygen.

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Recovery and the Parasympathetic Nervous System

This specific system is a division of the nervous system that controls automatic responses such as digestion, respiration, and most importantly rest! The parasympathetic nervous system sometimes works against or in conjunction with your body’s sympathetic nervous system.

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Improve your heart health with Zumba

Participation in a regular exercise class like Zumba will strengthen other parts of your body. The all-encompassing dance moves will strengthen parts of your body like your core, legs, hips, thighs, glutes and back. You may even find muscles you didn’t even know you had!

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Hydration is Performance

Hydration may be the key to success! If our bodies are made up of more than 50% water, why not keep it that way! Starting a performance or training day at full hydration levels can play a major impact on the outcome. So why not get ahead with a simple secret of fluid intake. It may be the differences between seconds, or whether you are the one who gets to the finish line.

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When Measuring SpO2 is Beneficial

From watches that track your movement based on satellite positioning, to cell phones that are able to read a person’s heart rate just by the touch of a finger, there is no piece of information that goes unturned. So what does SpO2 require

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Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Outside the Gym

Biostrap helps ensure you maintain a healthy lifestyle inside and outside of the gym. By tracking your every move at a clinical level, Biostrap’s metrics can be used to inform your overall well being and help you make healthier choices every day.

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7 ways to increase your HRV for athletic competitions

For years, athletes have tried to find ways to perform better in competitions. New research and developments in the science of the heart, however, have quite possibly found what competitive athletes have been searching for: a safe and effective way to improve athletic performance.

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Zumba and The Challenge of Dance Fitness

Zumba is a workout where you can dance like nobody’s watching. Or, depending on what motivates you, dance like everyone is watching you — on stage or in a club! Either way, you experience a vigorous aerobic workout in a fun, motivating environment. Don’t just take our word for it, listen to the science!

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Can Pilates Improve Your Oxygen Saturation Levels?

Pilates is known to help improve core strength, mobility, flexibility, muscle control and blood oxygen saturation. It may even help you recover between vigorous workouts. Use your Biostrap to track your own biometrics including HRV and your blood oxygen saturation. See for yourself whether these metrics trend up as you progress with your Pilates practice.

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Step Up Your Game

Do steps matter any more? Wearables of the past decade have staked their reputation on counting how many times you put one foot before the other—we’re not convinced that’s the key to living healthier.

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