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    Acute to Chronic Workload Ratio – new Sonda Sports system feature

    Monitoring physical activity is the key to determine the right workload and minimize injury risk. It is easy to do with the help of sports tracking equipment as it provides a precise overview of an athlete’s condition. Calculating injury risk was always one of our main priorities and we’ve been working on a great new addition to…

    Change of speed in numbers – why and how to keep track

    An athlete moves on the pitch almost constantly, changing only his speed. We see a player accelerating from slow walking to a sudden sprint within seconds during the game and training sessions. Since these rapid changes cost a lot of effort and might be straining, they should be monitored with the use of GPS sports tracking.…

    The ABCs of heart rate zones

    As diverse as sports disciplines are, there is one element they have in common – the importance of heart rate. When it comes to semi-professional or professional sports, athletes use HR (heart rate) monitors on a daily basis and work in harmony with their body. Nowadays, more and more amateur athletes are following their steps…

    5 Movement Training Methods That Can Help You in the Field

    Understanding the kind of exercise you do and why you do it is part and parcel of being an athlete. Not all exercise routines are created equal, and some may be more beneficial to a certain type of athlete than another. For example, previously on Sonda Sports we talked about the difference between aerobic and anaerobic…

    4 ways to control your health

    An athlete’s well-being is absolutely crucial if he or she wants to train efficiently and achieve good results. It’s important to control your health, especially if your body is frequently working over the limit. There are many ways to see if your body is doing fine – regular check-ups, sports tracking, even stretching. We have…

    Tracking distance covered during the game

    Many sports disciplines involve running. Therefore, the distance covered by athletes is one of the most important and useful statistics. It is pretty simple to measure if you use sports tracking. Keep in mind that different sports tracking apps and wearable devices are suitable for different sports. GPS in a nutshell Look up in the…

    Stability training: visit your gym

    Complicated drills and dribbling the ball back and forth across the pitch – this is what an average day looks like for every football player. It can be quite risky for a person who isn’t used to this kind of physical effort. There’s no way around it, football players need to undergo intense training sessions.…

    Workload monitoring – a reliable way of tracking your effort

    If someone asked you whether your weekly or monthly workload is right for you, would you be able to answer without hesitation? Probably not if you don’t monitor your workload with sports tracking. Some periods of the season require tough training sessions, and some give you time to relax and not push yourself as much.…

    3 rules of children training

    Young parents often start teaching their children sports from a very young age. They like to watch them have fun and be active, but some have the ambition of bringing up their kids to become professional athletes. However, as much as they would want to see their children winning games and trophies, there’s a long…

    Weight lifting as part of every athlete’s training

    Weight lifting is no longer just for bodybuilders. Heavy weights are now a common part of every healthy athlete’s training, regardless of their sport. There are many reasons to do heavy weights in between regular training sessions on the pitch - we're presenting just a few of them. Heavy weights – one concept, many types…

    5 best recovery methods

    Every committed athlete loves working hard during training. Even amateurs try to squeeze into their busy schedules up to two or three training sessions during the day. Though it is very rewarding to get a good sweat going, there’s no doubt that it’s also very tiring for the body. That’s why it’s important to learn…

    Improving efficiency – the best methods

    Thousands of athletes all over the globe try their hardest to set new records and win matches, but this is impossible without improving efficiency during the training sessions. And one of the best ways to make progress is by using sports tracking. Become a versatile athlete Take running for example, the easiest possible option for…

    10 most common mistakes you make during training

    Even small mistakes, when repeated consistently, can lead to failures and disappointments. Some of them are so common that they concern almost every amateur player. If you train regularly, you should read the following list and make sure you’re not making these errors. You can also use very helpful equipment to do so. 1. Not…

    5 ways to deal with overtraining

    Overtraining is a serious issue in today's sports. Avoid it if you can by using right tools, but if it does occur, we recommend trying our tips and handling overtraining problems like the pros do.  Why is overtraining so common? We live in a world where getting rest is not an option - it shows…

    How to Work With a Team — Same Training, Different Parameters

    It’s a challenge to work with a group of people. Each member of the team is different - and even if a coach has made sure that his players are at a similar level of preparation, assuming that they will perform exactly the same is just wrong. One schedule to train them all Although there…

    How to bring the best out of the team?

    This is a concern of every single manager and coach around the world. No matter how much effort they put into preparations for the season, it is difficult to guarantee consistency in their players’ performance. This does not result from the incompetence of the coach or the athletes’ lack of commitment – they simply have…

    Why heart rate monitoring is so important in sports?

    Chest straps are not an unusual sight anymore as heart rate monitoring has become a key of training. Though it doesn’t surprise anyone when they are used by runners, it still may look odd to some when it comes to other sports. But it shouldn’t! And here’s why. Heart rate monitoring makes a difference Let’s…

    Football player tracking in the work of coaches and players

    GUEST POST - KATARZYNA BARLEWICZ The world of sports is rapidly changing and has significantly evolved over the last few years. Professionals must pay attention to every detail related to training, diet, regeneration, and mental preparation. A football player tracking system can also be a helpful tool. Large training staff is needed for teams to…

    How to use GPS football tracking to improve your game

    Real Madrid, Liverpool, Juventus, PSG. These are just a few examples of teams that use GPS football tracking every day. In fact, among the teams appearing in the top 5 leagues in Europe, it is hard to find one that does not use performance tracking technologies. Why is GPS football tracking so popular among the…

    Soccer Tracker – The Ultimate Way to Improve Your Team’s Performance

    Technology has revolutionized every sector and soccer is no exception. In the beginning, the main goal was to improve the equipment the players used. However, as the concepts of operation and performance evolved, the best way to help athletes was still not available. The first follow-up prototypes were implemented in 1997, ready to collect the…

    GPS tracker configuration in few steps

    GPS tracker configuration in a few simple steps [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMRtqtzSWGk[/embed] Before you start the GPS tracker configuration, first of all, prepare your Tracker, heart rate monitor and your laptop. Before the first use make sure that the battery is fully charged (battery will be fully charged when the red lights go off). Remember to inside the battery into…
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