Simple Things to Monitor
Morning Heart Rate: Does it stay the same or go up/down. Smartphone app.
Heart Rate Variability: Measures Rwave to Rwave. Smartphone or chest strap.
Grip Strength: Testing your grip with a dynamiter.
Tapping Test: how many finger taps in certain time period. Watch
Vertical Jump: Chalk and measuring tape.
Broad Jump: Tape measure
Medicine ball Toss: Tape Measure or mark on the ceiling
Hang from a pull up bar: Grip strength. Watch
All of these tests provide simple measurements of central nervous system readiness and recovery.