What exactly does a 1% recovery mean? How does your mental health affect your Recovery? What does it mean if your HRV is regularly over 100? This week, we’re taking your questions on the WHOOP Podcast. Kristen Holmes, VP of Performance, joins to tackle your most pressing questions, from calories, to menstrual cycling coaching, to HRV.
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1:44 – Understanding why you may have a low or high HRV
5:54 – The science behind the personalized Menstrual Cycle Coaching feature
9:27 – The connection between mental health and HRV
22:30 – Understanding Recovery scores, including the fabled 1%
26:45 – Fasted cardio
The research behind Menstrual Cycle Coaching
Dr. Huberman’s tools for circadian alignment
Understanding your Monthly Performance Assessment
Tracking mental health in the WHOOP Journal
The importance of sleep consistency
How to self experiment with the WHOOP Journal
Understanding the WHOOP Journal