Poor breathing is closely linked to stress, anxiety and increases the risk of sleep disordered breathing “Patrick McKeown The Oxygen Advantage”
Restricted Airflow Training
It is possible to achieve increases in Vo2 max with breath holds training and air restriction masks (Oxygen Advantage Exercises)
Low volume HIIT training has been shown to improve metabolic health, heart health and arterial health. (Sabag et al. 2021. The Journal of Physiology)
The brain releases norepinephrine during cold stress, which is shown to improve mood disorders and reduce depression and anxiety.
Movement stimulates mitochondrial activity which is fundamental for physical performance, energy creation and wellbeing
Biohack Your Energy
Supporting cell health and mitochondrial function with energy nutrients such as magnesium, B group vitamins, CoQ10 and acetyl L carnitine is key for body and brain energy production.
Fascia is our tissue that helps connect Research suggests that fascia is a sense organ and acts as an archive of all our experiences physical and emotion.
It holds onto traumas as tension, rigidity, congestion and inflammation. It is a crucial piece to treat and unwind whilst in the process of letting go.
Brain health is fundamental for our ability to be physically and mentally present. Tapping into the optimal brain wave balance can improve your memory, cognition, focus, learning, recovery and sleep.
Trial the brain tap headset using light, vibration and biannual beats at Un Retreat.
Learn the science and importance of liver, gut and bowel health to enhance the metabolic process of detoxification.
Detoxification is a natural metabolic process whereby the environment pollutants and dietary toxins we are exposed to are metabolised and excreted from the body.
Microbe diversity in our gut is key for a healthy microbiome, ensure you consume a variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes and fermented food to boost gut health and microbe diversity.
Supporting the nervous system with a quality magnesium supplement can improve our deep sleep and REM sleep resulting in optimal body and brain recovery scores. Find out more over the weekend at Un Retreat.
Intermittent Fasting stimulates a healthy cellular response called “autophagy” – this is a process in which our body clears out old, damaged cells making way for healthy new cells.
Health and longevity can be enhanced by protecting the telomeres which are found on the end of our DNA.
Consuming a diet high in antioxidants and phytochemicals is key to DNA telomere health.
Supplement support has shown to help in times of depletion, sickness and disease. The latest research is showing that the appropriate supplements stacked together in the correct way can enhance results further. Find out more about stacking our supplements at Un Retreat.
Know Your Values
A National Science Foundation study showed that understanding your core values (your “why”; your personal measurement of a successful and meaningful life) matters as you significantly increase your chance of achieving your goals if you align them to your values.
Great leaders are self-aware. Self-awareness is supported by reflection and feedback. With a growth mindset you can improve the way you lead yourself and how you lead and inspire others. Understand the impact of poor leadership, basic needs for human engagement are both leadership traits shared by successful and enduring leaders.
“What is it you plan to do with your one precious life?” Mary Oliver
Goal Setting is not just useful in a business setting. The integrated Wheel of Life framework helps you to think deeply and document a vision for your life.
Use it or lose it. German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus pioneered experimental studies of memory in the late 19thC culminating with his discovery of “The Forgetting Curve.” He found that if new information isn’t applied, we’ll forget about 75% of it after just six days, so embedding changes as you learn is key
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