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Keep it simple

Nearly every week there’s a different headline about what to eat (or not). There is so much advice, often contradictory. So what’s the reality when it comes to food and […]

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Don’t fool yourself, fuel yourself!

“My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” Orson Welles. Many people perform at work despite what they eat and drink. […]

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Fuel yourself, don’t fool yourself

What do you need to be ready to do? Ready to work? Ready to play? Ready to exercise? Ready to perform? Ready for an exam? Ready for an interview? Ready […]

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Use food to perform well

Good information on nutrition can be difficult to find. You certainly can’t believe everything you read and hear. Which diet works best? Are carbohydrates good for us, or are they […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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fuel gauge on empty
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.

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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.

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Helpful goals to support great sleep habits

So, how do we go about establishing a high performance sleep pattern? The infographic below provides you with 6 simple goals that you can set to help improve your sleep habits.

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How to manage your energy levels throughout the day

As a performer being physically ready to thrive at work is essential. If you’re fit for purpose physically then it makes it a lot easier to get other areas of […]

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