A look at exercise in the “Blue Zones” What determines your lifespan? According to some of the better research on huge populations of related individuals, including twin studies, our genes only account for 15 – […]
“If they can pay, they can play.” That’s the mantra of tournament organizers and club coaches. And I’m not making it up. According to the Families in Sports Lab at Utah State University, the first […]
It’s possible to overtrain without actually training too much. One of our favorite topics to discuss here on the blog is overtraining: it’s so bad for athletes, and it’s so avoidable. And it’s especially bad […]
It’s the same as in life: why do it differently? There’s an awesome article over at the New York Times about re-thinking exercise as a source of immediate rewards, not a way of possibly achieving some […]
Important considerations for coaches and parents Overuse injuries can be a huge problem in any athlete, because they take a long time to develop and an even longer time to get resolved. Young athletes are more susceptible […]
Actually you will. He was terrible. Why sleep is important: The first scientific studies to examine the effects of sleep deprivation in rats revealed some pretty harsh results: weight loss despite increased food intake, skin lesions, elevated […]
What’s sexy within the endurance sport world? Athletes brag, “I just put out 415 watts for an hour Time Trial!” or “I ran 10 x 1 mile on the track at 5:00/mile pace” or “I […]
Cardiorespiratory fitness isn’t enough. As we age, our functional abilities decline. If you’re over 40 that should be an unwelcome reminder. But knowing why that is and what you can do about it can help […]
Here’s some brief insight into what, why, and when to eat. How you do it is your call. Like most things, this will depend on your goals. If you have performance-related goals, eating before and after exercise […]
Maybe not everything, but we should certainly be skeptical of most dietary advice. In case you missed it, last week a “trickster journalist” revealed how (and why) he deliberately misled people all over the world […]
You really should know it. How you determine it is up to you. One of the most-often discussed variables in endurance performance and exercise science is VO2max. VO2max is simply the maximal amount of oxygen […]
We humans are much more dynamic and complex than calories in minus calories out. Results from a study released last week provided new evidence that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss. There is no math […]
For the amount of money some people spend on supplements, you could have a lifetime Addaero subscription! It seems ever since exercise was invented by Homo erectus over a million years ago, supplements have been around to give their users […]
For most of us, it may not be bigger muscles. Why do we lift weights? Is it to increase strength? Power? To get buff? Whatever your goal is for your resistance training program, it’s important […]
Long duration, low intensity exercise is the best way to burn fat, right? Look at the workout categories on your treadmill or elliptical. Where is the “fat burning zone”? It’s true that our bodies prefer […]
Until now your health information was only viewable by you (here is the original post on Addaero Health. A number of coaches and athletes requested the ability for the athlete to share their health information […]
Addaero Solo now synchronizes with Fitbit! The Addaero Team is pleased to announce that, with this integration, we have expanded the 3rd party data options available to Addaero Solo users. Addaero Solo users can automatically synchronize their fitness activity captured on a Fitbit Flex, One, and Zip to their Addaero Solo account. This integration is another important step towards unification of user health and fitness data in a single view.
There is a lot of movement in digital health and fitness around the tracking and analysis of health and fitness data. No longer is the shoe pedometer the sole option to measure personal activity; tracking has evolved. If your goal is to increase physical activity, lose weight, improve sleep quality, or improve your overall health there is a tracker to help you reach your goal.
Startups are forming in the United States and around the world with solutions to improve the individual and group health and fitness experience.
The Addaero Team is pleased to announce that it is expanding the 3rd party data options available to Addaero Solo users with a partnership with Withings. Addaero Solo now integrates with the Withings Smart Body […]
Addaero Solo was released to Beta today. Below is the press release for the Addaero Solo Beta Release. To sign up for the Beta release go to train.addaero.com/register Great News: All users that sign up […]