Stress can take you down and cause major health problems, or it can be a gateway into growth and greater health than you knew possible. Today’s guest has trained everyone from NFL and NCAA athletes, and Olympic gold medalists, to the U.S. Department of Defense. He helps you reduce the kind of stress that harms you and restructure your brain and body for optimal wellness.
There is a cost to your mind and body when you get stressed. And it’s easy to unconsciously allow stress to take over. When it does, your health and relationships suffer. But it can seem like there’s no other way.
Today’s Man Alive podcast guest, Erik Korem, has learned how to leverage stress in service of improving quality of life and longevity. He has trained everyone from NFL and NCAA athletes, and Olympic gold medalists, to the U.S. Department of Defense. He has figured out that stress can be your secret weapon and that you can regain power by training your awareness. In our powerful and inspiring conversation, we also discussed…
- Why stress is a gateway to growth
- How to reduce the kind of stress that harms you
- 5 pillars to build up your adaptive capacity
- The value and practice of building mental fitness
- Psychological flexibility & cognitive restructuring
Erik is on a mission to equip people to pursue audacious goals, thrive in uncertainty, and live healthy and fulfilled lives. As the the founder and CEO of AIM7, he is creating wearable technology that analyzes users’ health data and provides custom recommendations to enhance mind, body, and recovery processes. If you are inspired, check out this and other wearable technology for help with sleep, stress-relief, glucose levels and other important aspects of health.
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Dr. Erik Korem has always been driven by a relentless pursuit of high performance. As time progressed, that drive became a purpose — to improve the lives of others in ways they didn’t know were possible. Whether fueling the performance of NCAA athletes or the U.S. Dept. of Defense, implementing one of the NFL’s first sports science programs, or coaching Olympic gold medalists, his desire to leave people and places better than he found them is unwavering.
Now, as Founder and CEO of AIM7, he’s employing his unique expertise as an applied performance scientist to unleash the true power of wearables in a way that tangibly improves the lives of others. Their proven algorithms analyze users’ health data and provide custom recommendations for enhancing the mind, body, and recovery process. Leveraging the science of adaptive capacity, Erik and his team are unlocking a new level of human performance for anyone with a wearable device.