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More musing for better performance

If you want to increase your performance and be more efficient at work, you need to muse more: Lean back, chill, and let your thoughts run free. In this article we share the latest insights on this topic and how it can help you, starting today!

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Corona lockdown: Reset your goals, mind and nutrition, and never let a crisis go to waste!

All gyms are closed for the upcoming three weeks until April 6. The impact of this public health intervention on our daily live is pretty big. Although most of us will agree to the importance and urgency of this intervention for our society, it might also cause stress on an individual level when working out feels like a necessity to stay physically and mentally fit; to enjoy the adrenaline and endorphin rush; and to feel the support of the gym community.

 

Worrying questions might come to mind, such as: “Will I lose my gains and endurance if I can’t workout at the gym? How do I maintain my weight loss process, or is weight gain unavoidable during this lockdown? Will I lose my mind if I miss the destressing effect of working out? How do I motivate myself to keep on track with my health, when I’m home alone without my gym buddies? Will this lockdown have an enormous negative effect on my goals in nutrition and sports?

The facts demonstrate there is no need to stress out about the effects of this lockdown on your physical and mental health. You can even benefit from it. As long as you follow these two guidelines:

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Deel 1: wat is mental toughness en wat is het niet?

Bij mental toughness denken we meestal aan sterke bikkels, vaak succesvolle sporters. Die bijna nooit een tegenslag hebben, nooit aan zichzelf twijfelen, nauwelijks in huilen uitbarsten of gestressed raken, gelukkig zijn met zichzelf en emotioneel helemaal in balans. Dit is het beeld van de onverwoestbare, superman- achtige mens, waarvan velen wellicht dromen maar denken dat het niet voor hen is weggelegd. Helaas en gelukkig is dit beeld niet wat mental toughness werkelijk is. We leggen het uit:

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