10 Mental Health Activities You Can Do at Home or Work

Many of the strategies therapists recommend can be done on your own–or with friends–without anyone knowing that you’re practicing self-care. Here’s a list of mental health activities recommended by counselors that you can do at home, at work, in the car, or wherever you may be. Some of the world’s greatest athletes use visualization to see themselves where they want to be. NFL MVP and Super Bowl champion Patrick Mahomes told the WHOOP Podcast that uses the technique to picture plays and winning

One Home Control Platform to Rule Them All? | TecHome Builder

One thing became clear during the 2015 International Builders’ Show: Builders want a single way for smart products to talk to each other. As Internet of Things analyst Mike Krell puts it, “Home automation is a mess.” Todd Usher of Addison Homes in South Carolina agrees. “It seems like everybody thinks their platform is the best and they’re holding out to see if theirs is the one that gets adopted and then everyone else has to program to their platform.”

9 Reasons Why Your Heart Rate is High on Easy Runs

You’re on a long run day in your training plan, so you’re taking it easy and trying to maintain your desired pace. You look down at your heart rate monitor and discover your heart rate is way above your target heart rate. There are many reasons your heart rate might be high during your easy runs but before we get into the potential causes, it’s important to know your resting and maximum heart rates, and your heart rate training zones, so that you can understand your personal baseline. Your normal resting heart rate (RHR) is unique and changes as you age. Factors that can affect your RHR include your weight and health, stress, amount of sleep you get, certain medications, alcohol and tobacco use, and the weather. The best time to measure your resting heart rate is first thing in the morning, or by using a heart rate monitor like WHOOP. WHOOP calculates your RHR each night using a dynamic average weighted towards your deepest periods of sleep, allowing for consistent readings.

Murph Challenge Tips from CrossFit’s Haley Adams and Noah Ohlsen

The Murph Challenge takes place in gyms across the United States on Memorial Day weekend. It’s a tradition that honors Lt. Michael Murphy, a US Navy SEAL who was killed in Afghanistan in 2005. The workout began as a memorial to Lt. Murphy and now has worldwide participants. It consists of: • 1-mile run • 100 pull-ups • 200 push-ups • 300 air squats • Another 1-mile run • All while wearing a 20-pound vest or body armor Two of the world’s fittest athletes, Noah Ohlsen and Haley Adams, have completed the Murph in the past and both plan on doing it on Memorial Day 2022. Haley and Noah have some tips on preparing for the Murph, how to manage every stage, successfully completing the challenge, and recovering well.

Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic Nervous Systems

The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is also called the involuntary nervous system. It regulates important bodily functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, sweating, temperature, pupil dilation, and digestion. The system allows us to react and adjust these functions without consciously thinking about them. The ANS is further divided into two components: The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems. These two systems work in conjunction to provide input to your body at all times, acting

Menstrual Cycle Coaching on WHOOP

WHOOP is rolling out Menstrual Cycle Coaching to give you insights into how the phases of your menstrual cycle affect your sleep and strain from one day to the next. The menstrual cycle causes dramatic hormonal shifts throughout the month, producing different physiological responses. In some phases you may be more able to take on strain, can work out harder and experience higher gains, while in other phases you may need more sleep. By tracking menstruation in the WHOOP Journal, the Strain Coach

What's a Normal Heart Rate for Women & Why Track It

Your resting heart rate (RHR) is the average number of times your heart beats per minute (bpm) when your body is in a complete state of rest. RHR can be a very useful metric for measuring your fitness level and tracking your overall health. For the most part, you want your resting heart rate to be lower as opposed to higher. We’ll take a look at what is a healthy resting heart rate for women, what’s average or can be considered “normal,” and also break it down by age. Additionally, we’ll discus

Heart Rate Variability | The Ultimate Guide to HRV

Heart rate variability, or HRV for short, is a measure of your autonomic nervous system that is widely considered one of the best objective metrics for physical fitness and determining your body’s readiness to perform. By WHOOP Heart rate variability is literally the variance in time between the beats of your heart. So, if your heart rate is 60 beats per minute, it’s not actually beating once every second. Within that minute there may be 0.9 seconds between two beats, for example, and 1.15 seco

7 Supply Chain Management Trends to Watch In 2020

The role of technology in supply chain management (SCM) is changing. The internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning, cloud technology and blockchain technologies are all affecting the ways organizations manage their supply chains. The use of these technologies stretches beyond inventory management and supply ordering and into the other aspects such as customer service, costs, security and risk management, and even hiring and retaining talented employees. Here's

34 Cybersecurity Statistics to Lose Sleep Over in 2020

Cybersecurity professionals are painfully aware that cybersecurity risks are a plague on businesses of all sizes, as well as the average online consumer. Hackers and data miners continue to become more sophisticated, malicious and just plain greedy. Even the general public has become aware of security threats and incidents that splash across news headlines. In other words, you don't have to be an enterprise IT pro to understand the latest security risks. That's the easy part. The hard part is

What is mobile malware? - Definition from WhatIs.com

Mobile malware is malicious software specifically written to attack mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches. These types of malware rely on exploits of particular mobile operating systems and mobile phone technology. Although mobile malware is not as pervasive as malware that attacks traditional workstations, it is a growing threat to consumer devices. Mobile malware is becoming a challenge to the security industry as attacks increase in frequency and strength.