Good stress vs. bad stress [Infographic]
Stress is Stress is Stress. Job, family pressures, traffic, how you train, how you eat - it all adds up. Here's how to find the "sweet spot" to help push your progress forward.
complied by Dean Carlson, Pn2
It's something we face every day, and usually we think of stress as a "bad thing".
Too much stress is, but not enough stress is just as bad when it comes to making your best progress.
For those of you who train using a system like BioForce HRV, you have a great tool to dial in just the right amount of stress to reach your potential, without burning out.
This infographic from our friends at PN explains the crucial factors in balance allostatic load, and some concrete steps to get it right.
You can also read this article on Heart Rate Variability and how you can further dial it all in.
Don't forget you can also download the infographic for printing, and share it with your frazzled friends! 🙂
Stress is no joke, and taking positive steps to focus stress to our favor is a big part of not only our fitness, but our happiness in general.
For those of us who tend to the "anxious, obsessive, aggravated side of the spectrum, putting these action steps into practice could be just what we need. Put some of that new found knowledge into action, today!