Quite often we are asked the same question: how does Checkmylevel differ from Heart-Rate Variability (HRV)? It’s a good question since there are significant differences.View full article →
One of the most interesting sports phenomena of the past few years has been the new boom in triathlon, with race participation increasing with a huge pace all over the world. As an example, there are already over 0,5 million registered triathletes in the US and the UK is showing an increase rate of 300% in the past 5 years!View full article →
Last week was a busy but rewarding week for us here at Checkmylevel. We had the privilege to attend North Europe’s biggest startup event Slush which brought together to Helsinki over 14.000 startup entrepreneurs, investors, executives and other startup-minded people from over 70 countries. The event featured several tracks and among them was health technology hosted by Health Spa. With some 150 health companies attending it was pretty clear that this sector is one of the most promising at the moment.View full article →
We had the opportunity to interview Marko Yrjövuori who is the Team Therapist for the Los Angeles Lakers and has been using Checkmylevel Team Package.
Hi Marko! You’ve been working in top-level basketball for more than ten years. Please tell us a little bit about your career and how did you end up in basketball?
I was hired by NHL team Los Angeles Kings early 2000 as their trainer and therapist. When lockout of 2004 hit NHL, I was approached by LA Dodgers and LA Lakers. I chose the Lakers offer and I've been on that path since.View full article →
We at Checkmylevel are very proud to announce a global Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign launching today!
This is also the global launch for our consumer product that has been only available in Europe and for some selected professional teams outside Europe.View full article →
In sports context, the term weekend warrior refers to people too busy to exercise during the workweek, taking it all back with heavy training during weekends. While training on weekends is obviously hugely better than not training at all, there are pitfalls to be aware of.
Let’s take an example. Meet Jeff, 38 years, living with his wife and three kids, working long hours in financeView full article →
Professional Triathlete Darby Thomas has joined Team Checkmylevel.
Hi Darby, Please tell us little bit about yourself?
I come originally from the US but I have called Finland home for the past 8 years and don't plan on leaving anytime soon! I have been an endurance athlete since I was a kid, first with cycling and the past few years with triathlon. Sport has always been a big part of my life and now it is firmly mixed with family life as I have two wonderful children. I have been lucky to call triathlon my 'job' the past couple years.View full article →
What are you training for? Is your mind set on breaking records or winning medals in speed, strength or skill? Do you aim at exceeding yourself by completing something that is a stretch for you - be it a 10k run, a marathon, a full triathlon? Or is your focus on losing weight or just plain staying healthy?View full article →