HRV is on everyone’s lips these days, it seems.   But what exactly is it? HRV is heart rate variability.  It’s the easy way of saying: the changes in time between peak contractions of the heart, or heart beats.  The lower the HRV the higher the rate rate, which is only good when you’re running…

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Bishop et al. (2007) define recovery as the ability to meet or exceed performance in a particular activity. Recovery is the simple way, in terms of exercise physiology, of saying that your body is able to train again or is back to homeostasis (balance).  This means that byproducts from the last strenuous training session are…

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In the movie Big Hero 6 a group of youth come together to fight evil. Unfortunately their ‘powers’ are too new and they haven’t quite grown into the abilities and extreme abilities they now process. In a bind, and knowing not how to get out of the situation, the main character, Hiro Hamata discovers that…

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