LULORA exists as an alternative to conventional models of health. We create sustainable results that are based around strategic habit changes which address the unique health issues of modern human beings.
The big night recovery protocol is an excerpt from an article in which I describe how I recovered after 170kms of training and a massive night out with friends that included lots of drinks, pizza and a lack of sleep. Using this protocol I was able to get back to a functioning 9/10 24 hours later.
The LULORA Approach to creating real health is based around 3 strategic principles.
Here’s an example of how I made these three principles work for me and went from being a total novice in swimming, running and triathlon, to racing an 11 hour Ironman and finishing in the top 10% of my age category in just 1 year.
Our focus this week is simply getting outside more often. People who spend more time outdoors are shown to have lower blood pressure, higher self-esteem and improved mood!
The goal is to get as close to nature as possible. Avoiding busy streets, large crowds, and manmade structures is your best bet.
The key to achieving any goal is starting off small and working your way up. Seek out quiet ravines, tucked away green spaces, and sandy beaches whenever possible. Notice the birds chirping, smell the flowers, and take deep calming breaths.
Check out these easy ways to get outside every day to lessen your nature deficiency and increase your wellbeing:
What we often call muscle tension is usually more (& less) than we think. We may spin our wheels spending hours each week on the foam roller or lacrosse ball. In theory we're doing "myofascial release". But this emphasis on muscle as the culprit is misguided and counterproductive. If you really want to find release from tight shoulders, achy hips, and more, it's time to understand what tension really is and how to make it work for you.
For most people, the morning includes some of the most health sabotaging habits and foods of their diet – which is often a total surprise.
Typical breakfasts, like granola have a problematic balance of macro-nutrients and rely heavily on carbohydrates. These breakfasts are often based around grains or processed grains, and washed down with fruit juice and coffee. These choices are all high in weight gaining, energy and mood sabotaging ingredients, while low in the focus enhancing, healthy fats and protein.