What do catching a ball, walking up the stairs, and covering your eyes have in common? They’re all ways that
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.
Life can be stressful sometimes. In fact, life is stressful a lot of the time — a 2014 survey from
In recent years, healthcare professionals of all stripes have embraced holistic and preventative methods toward reaching overall wellness, and more and more encourage patients from a variety of backgrounds to incorporate yoga into their weekly routines— so what exactly are the benefits of yoga?
Recovering from a party or celebration is not completely unlike recovering from a race, vigorous workout, illness, or stressful deadline at work. Yes, it is different and the degree of required recovery depends on the choices you made. However, your heart rate variability (HRV) reading will likely show less variability due to a late night out, food indulgences, or alcohol consumption.
Sleep influences all of the body’s major physiologic systems, including thermoregulatory, musculoskeletal, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and immune systems, as well as weight. That’s why it’s important to ensure you get enough sleep and the right kind of sleep.
Though it may bring a yawn or two to think about the inner workings of our body that occur during sleep, tracking and understanding the biometrics can help improve your health and well-being.
10 best biohacks to boost your performance and launch you into the New Year with more energy, focus and stamina!
Our friend Kayla Osterhoff is a health scientist by trade, and a biohacking-fitness-foodie freak by passion! She breaks down the top 10 biohacks to try this year.
Your biometrics offer insight into the state of your health. In this article, we discuss how different factors affect Resting Heart Rates.
To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our Partnership with Keep A Breast, we’ve gathered a few facts to talk about the detecting and preventing breast cancer.
Avid Biostrap user, Andre Obradovic, recounts his experience using biometric scanning to better understand his body’s physiological well-being.
The Limited Edition Biostrap x The Keep A Breast Foundation Bands are on sale! Read about the latest developments in the partnership and how we plan to promote the awareness of breast cancer.
What is breast cancer on a cellular level, how does it look at a physiological level, and how can you decrease the risks of it? This post is in partnership with the Keep A Breast Foundation.
Given the demonstrated connection between high blood pressure and poor cardiac outcomes, health officials have sought behavioral interventions to lower blood pressure. Salt, known to raise blood pressure in people with already high blood pressure, was an obvious target.