How to get more energy
In today’s society, we are always busy. Most of us are continually balancing our relationships with our hobbies and our work. To manage the things we have to do and the things we want to do, it is important that we have enough energy. With insufficient energy, you feel tired and your motivation to simply do the things that your are supposed to do will dwindle. Feeling low in energy can have many causes, ranging from sleep deprivation to depression. By following The Wim Hof Method, you will learn to focus on the things that matter and to let go of stress that only costs you energy. Hundreds of thousands of people all over the world already benefit from the Wim Hof Method in their daily lives.
Natural ways to boost your energy level
When you are feeling low on energy, you can raise your energy level by taking away the underlying causes. Depending on the cause, there are many things that you can try to naturally boost your energy level.
You are dehydrated. Scientists have found that people that don’t drink for long periods of time are twice as tired compared to people that are properly hydrated. Making sure that you drink enough water can help you get through the day.
You don’t eat properly. When you eat properly, your body will reward you with more energy. Avoid processed foodstuffs and those high in sugar. This will prevent an energy dip later on.
You are stressed out all the time. Stress will bring you body in a state of fight or flight. This consumes large amounts of energy. Furthermore, stress hormones can bring your body rhythm out of balance and have a negative impact on your sleep. Therefore, chronic stress can be detrimental for your energy level. Proper stress management is key to avoid negative effects from stress.
You don’t get enough quality sleep. Most of us don’t get the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep a day. On the other hand, more sleep doesn’t always have to be better for your energy level. When your sleep cycles are constantly interrupted, you can wake up more tired than before you fell asleep. A healthy diet and low levels of stress can do wonders for your quality of sleep.
You don’t exercise. Nowadays, many people are living sedentary lives. We sit at work, we sit in traffic, and we sit on the couch when we are at home. Research has provided us with evidence that people that get 75 tot 150 minutes of exercise each week, experience more energy than those who don’t. But don t overdo it — overtraining can have a detrimental effect on your energy balance.
Feel energized with the Wim Hof Method
The Wim Hof Method is a popular and unique method that can be used to take control over your own body. Followers of the method report benefits such as better quality of sleep, more energy, faster recovery from physical exercise, and even relief from symptoms caused by autoimmune diseases. Once you are familiar with the Wim Hof Method, you can easily incorporate its core principles into your daily routine.
Practice the Wim Hof Method
The Wim Hof Method is a powerful method that is designed by ‘Iceman’ Wim Hof. It has enabled Wim to achieve extraordinary things such as climbing Mount Everest without an oxygen mask and in his shorts. The method has a strong scientific underpinning and is practiced by many people all over the world, including professional sports athletes. Feeling low on energy? You can start our Fundamentals video course today and start reaping the benefits. In 10 weeks, Wim Hof will teach you all there is to know about his method. Best of all, you can complete all the exercises from your home!
The three pillars
There are three core principles that are seen as the ‘pillars’ on which the Wim Hof Method is built. These principles are breathing, exposure to cold and commitment. Together, these pillars provide you with a means to take control over your own body and to battle stress, fatigue, and many other obstacles in life.