We're all, always, very busy. Most of us are constantly juggling between our leisure time and our work. So in order to balance the things we need to do and the things we want to do, we need to make sure we have enough energy.
When we lack energy, we feel tired and our motivation to simply do what we are supposed to do will diminish. Lack of energy can have many causes, ranging from lack of sleep to depression. By following the Wim Hof Method, you learn to concentrate on the important things and free yourself from the stress that costs you energy. Hundreds of thousands of people all over the world already benefit from the Wim Hof Method on a daily basis
Increase your energy in a natural way
When you feel short of energy, you can easily increase your energy level by identifying the underlying causes and implementing the appropriate corrective measures.
Get hydrated. Scientists have found that people who don't drink for long periods of time are twice as tired as those who are well hydrated. Making sure you drink enough water can help you get through the day. It's hard to give everyone an appropriate guideline for how much water to drink each day. An interesting indicator can be the colour of your urine, which should be close to a slightly light lemon yellow. Dark yellow, you are not sufficiently hydrated, translucent, you are too much.
Eat a healthy diet. If you eat properly, your body will be able to produce the energy you need. Avoid processed foods and foods that contain a lot of sugar. Instead of giving you energy, they use it.
Just relax. Stress puts your body in a fight or flight state. And that consumes a lot of energy. Stress hormones can unbalance your physiological rhythm and have a negative impact on your sleep. Chronic stress is very bad for your energy level. Good stress management is essential.
Get enough sleep.. Most of us don't get the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep a day. And getting too much sleep doesn't guarantee you'll be in great shape either. When your sleep cycles are constantly interrupted, you may wake up more tired than before you fell asleep. A healthy diet and low stress levels can do wonders for your sleep quality.
Move around regularly. Nowadays, many people lead too sedentary lives. We sit at work, we sit in transportation and we sit on the couch when we are at home. Scientific studies show that people who exercise 75 to 150 minutes a week have more energy than those who do not. But don't overdo it, overtraining can have a detrimental effect on your physiology and energy.
Recovering energy with the Wim Hof method
In the end, it's all a question of balance and logic. Deep down, we all know what we should change in our lives to be fit and energetic, but we know how to be very creative when it comes to making good excuses and locking ourselves into inappropriate patterns.
Regaining a positive dynamic and taking our body, and therefore our life, back into our own hands requires will and determination. The Wim Hof Method Wim Hof Method also helps to develop these two qualities.
La méthode Wim Hof Method is a unique and recognised method that can be used to regain control of your body. Proponents of the method report benefits such as better quality sleep, more energy, faster recovery after exercise and even relief from symptoms caused by autoimmune diseases. Its creator, Wim Hof, nicknamed "Iceman", was able to achieve extraordinary things, such as climbing Mount Everest in shorts and without a mask.
The method is established on a solid scientific basis and is practiced by many people around the world, including professional athletes. It is based on three fundamental principles, which are considered to be the inseparable "pillars". These principles are breathing, exposure to cold and commitment/determination. Together, these pillars allow you to take control of your body and fight stress, fatigue and many other obstacles in life.
Do you feel a need for energy? Don't hesitate to sign up for a discovery workshop. Once you are familiar with the Wim Hof Method, you can easily incorporate its basic principles into your daily routine.
(Translation Stéphane Janssoone, source https://www.wimhofmethod.com/how-to-get-more-energy)