Entries by Optima-life

Firstbeat Webinar Series

HANDS-ON TOOL FOR WELLNESS PROFESSIONALS • Get a complete picture on your client’s well-being: 24/7 assessment combining work, leisure and sleep • Conduct objective and accurate heart rate variability (HRV) measurements in real-life context • See the results: Over 90% recommends, 82% improved stress management, sleep quality and/or exercise habits • Complete solution incl. professional HRV recorder, automated reporting, […]

Optima-life Make AXA PPP Awards Final

The team is delighted to be a finalist in the AXA PPP Health Tech and You Awards in the category of Most Innovative Provider. It’s been an exciting journey so far and we are looking forward to the Awards Evening on the 18th March 2015. Look out for the exhibition at the Design Museum starting […]

Looking After Number One

Businesses leaders, owners and managers today, just like sports players, need to be at the top of their game to deliver sustained performance. So what better place for Optima-life’s CEO Simon Shepard to deliver a talk on ‘Maximising Performance – It starts with you’, than at the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, with 70 local […]

Firstbeat Sports Webinar with Dr Calvin Morriss

Dr Calvin Morriss – Head of Speed and Power Sports for the English Institute of Sport and former Senior National Fitness Coach to England Rugby is hosting a Firstbeat Sports Webinar of September the 18th at 4pm. The webinar will focus on the physical demands of rugby and the tailoring of training sessions to meet […]

Perfect Timing for a Trip to Australia

Nigel had a very fruitful trip Down Under last month, successfully adding to our growing list of sports teams in Melbourne and Sydney as well as moving closer to setting up distribution/support channels for our Sports and Corporate clients. He also enjoyed supporting the British and Irish Lions during their gruelling, hard fought and compelling […]

Screening carers for depression – are GP’s missing a trick?

Earlier this week news screamed across the airwaves about the plight of carers; ‘GPs call to screen carers for depression’ ‘40% of carers at risk of depression or stress’,’ carers are a high risk group’.  ‘At last’, we screamed, someone is actually taking notice. Proactive  rather than reactive – now that’s a novelty!  But did […]

Golden Girls

In pursuit of an Olympic medal, rowers regularly train 20 to 25 hours a week. Getting the balance right between training for peak performance and recovery is very difficult and often requires intuitive guesswork. Over the past two and a half years the British Lightweight Women’s Double has used Firstbeat SPORTS software to take away […]