CrossFit – Friday, July 26th, 2019

What Is Heart Rate Variability? How to Use and Monitor HRV

Over the last five years, heart rate variability (HRV) has grown in popularity as a useful tool for assessing recovery and training readiness. If you’re new to the concept of HRV and how it can translate to performance, then you may be unaware of how useful this tool can be for progress.

“What exactly is heart rate variability (HRV)?”

In short, HRV is the variability our body experiences in between successive heart beats. More variability  between each heartbeat is a good thing when it comes to achieving a healthy balance of recovery and performance. The WHOOP Strap helps athletes everywhere assess their HRV on a daily basis with real-time analysis to better understand performance readiness and recovery needs.

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