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HRV for Training and High-Performance, Morning Checks, Individual Data Analysis, Recovery and More with Marco Altini
21st January 2022 • Hanu HRV • HanuHRV (owned by Hanu Health, Inc)
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Our guest today is a seasoned high-performance coach with an incredible background tracking and analyzing biometric data to achieve peak performance without injury. Listen in to this fantastic conversation with Jay and Marco!

In this episode, you’ll discover:

-Marco’s background and his interest in biometrics and HRV…05:10

-The progression of wearables…09:05

-What HRV tells us in regards to sports performance and recovery…11:25

-Spot check in the morning…17:20

-It’s more about the trends than the absolute values…23:25

-Which metrics provide us the most value; and how to compare…25:20

-Natural breath rate; the consistency of the rate over time is what’s important…29:00

-Morning check: best practices…33:00

-Looking at the data first thing AND assessing how you subjectively feel is a great process…36:05

-One minute is the recommended data capture time frame…40:40

-Lower intensity exercise does not trigger suppression and has positive HRV impacts…46:30

-How to analyze individual data day to day…49:05

-How long it takes to capture an accurate baseline…52:00

-Recovery: a drop in HRV is acute, not delayed…56:30

Guest's Bio:

Marco Altini has a PhD cum laude in Data Science, MSc cum laude in Computer Science Engineering, MSc cum laude in Human Movement Sciences, High-Performance Coaching. He is the founder of HRV4Training, ​Data Science Advisor at Oura, Guest Lecturer at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Physiology section of the Department of Human Movement Sciences) and has 10+ years of experience modeling physiological data, and 50+ publications at the intersection between technology, health, and performance. Marco is also playing a pivotal role in helping Hanu Health.

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