“Stress is a big word, a big part of everything we do, and a bit of awareness and some meaningful changes can help us do better.” – Marco Altini about Heart Rate Variability
Marco Altini (PhD, MSc) has 50 publications+ and a few patents at the intersection between technology, health, and performance. He is the founder of HRV4Training (Heart Rate Variability), an app I use daily. He is also a data science advisor at Oura; a wearable ring and app to optimize how you sleep, workout and recover. He is also a runner!
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Enjoy my conversation with Marco.
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Links & tools mentioned:
- app (search): HRV4Training
• 2:34 Explaining Heart Rate Variability
• 6:30 How to measure HRV
• 16:06 Improving HRV
• 22:51 Sleep
• 23:37 Marco integrating HRV data into his own training
• 27:56 Breath work and breathing
• 36:04 HRV: guided versus dictated
• 41:24 Examples from Floris’ training
• 46:43 Tapering for events
• 51:08 Positive stress and the limitations of data
• 52:01 Developments in non-invasive wearables
• 54:58 Find out more about Marco
• 56:46 Closing thoughts
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