The A to Z of HRV and to use it in your digital health app
HRV, a digital biomarker that has a received a lot of attention in recent times. This article explains what HRV is, why people are so excited by it and how at Vital we’ve seen leading digital health companies use the metric effectively to personalize their products.
What is Functional Medicine and How Can it Help You Live Healthier?
This article provides an introduction to the holistic way that the functional medicine model works to identify the root cause of disease, and develop sustainable strategies to achieve optimal health.
GLP-1 Drugs for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know
GLP-1 drugs are revolutionizing the weight loss industry. Maintaining a healthy weight can be difficult for some people, but GLP-1s hold great promise, particularly for those with conditions that make it harder to lose weight — for instance, those with diabetes. This article explains what GLP-1s are, how they work for weight loss, potential concerns about the drug, and tips on optimizing their use for weight loss.
Founders Spotlight: Crescent Health
Founders spotlight, is a series where we interview amazing founders in the fitness and health space and discuss their motivations, struggles and visions for the future. Want to be part of the founder series email us.
Using Machine Learning to standardize sleep scores across wearables
Sleep scores are provided by various wearable manufacturers such as Oura, Fitbit, and Whoop. They're used to signify how well you slept and usually range from 0-100. The higher the score the better you slept. We used ML to create a provider agnostic score.
Analyzing Running Scores
Runners love numbers. We love to look at how much mileage we are putting week-by-week, or how much faster we are compared to the previous month. We love to look at our resting HR and how it’s improving as we get fitter. However, numbers on their own don’t paint the full picture. We need to make sense of them.