One thing that we know from working with the highest level athletes is that they value and actively exploit recovery in order to perform better. This contrasts with the views […]
Finding your energy rhythm – 3 practical options
This might be a sign of my age (along with recently needing reading glasses for the first time!), but things ain’t like they used to be. Gone are the days when work was pretty consistent. In fact, the only consistent thing for many people these days is the inconsistency.
How to develop endurance
Endurance will give you the capacity to persevere with demanding work for long periods of time. It’ll enable you to make good decisions when you’re physically and mentally tired and […]
Managing your energy on the long haul
I’m in Melbourne airport again, which – as regular readers of this blog will know - is where I get inspired to write my best blogs. The inspiration is less to do with the environment of Melbourne airport and much more to do with having finished up another exciting and rewarding spell of work with our Australian customers, being homeward bound and having a bit of time before boarding to put pen to paper.
How to manage energy when the world is against you
Making good energy choices has never been more important. It’s a key high performance trait. If you want to be ready to perform at your best in the moments that matter to you, having good health and a full energy tank on your side can make a difference. You don’t need to be an expert, but if you don’t make helpful choices, you’re probably facing frustration, illness and exhaustion.
How to prioritise your energy when life gets busy
If you want to perform at your best no matter what the conditions, prioritising your energy levels will help you maximise your performance, even when life and work gets busy. Here’s some of the Planet K2 team’s top tips on how to prioritise your energy management, avoid energy dips and maximise your performance throughout the day.
Low in Energy? 5 ways to refill your tank…
It’s Monday morning and I feel like crap. I feel dehydrated, knackered and like I’ve been run over by a bus. So here I am, Monday morning, a demanding week ahead and I’m starting off on the back foot. My energy tank is low and I’m going to need to dig deep if I’m going to simply survive, let alone thrive this week.
Early warning signs you might be at risk of burnout
With 1 in 4 people experiencing a mental health problem and more than half a million people in the UK suffering with work related stress, it is important that you […]
Seven high performance secrets to putting some Spring in your step
It’s spring time here in the UK. It’s a stupendous and productive time. The grasses are growing, the leaves sprouting on the trees, the flowers blossoming, the land turning from brown into a huge variety of colours. You can almost see it changing in front of you. The amount of energy apparent at this time is extraordinary.
How important is sleep to you?
There’s been lots of science on sleep and the impact it has on a range of physical and mental performance parameters. But how, in reality, does sleep influence the performance of you, our readers and customers?
Can you keep it up?
For many Christmas and New Year is a time for rest. Phew! Thank goodness for that. If you feel like you’re working harder than ever maybe you need one. And if you think 2017 is going to be harder again then you’d better get a plan in place for keeping it up.
Did you have a mindset for sleep before competition?
Helen Glover MBE talks to us about her mindset towards sleep and the different tactics she would put in place to manage her sleep before competition.