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Is Stress Breaking Down Your Physique

Is Stress Breaking Down Your Physique
Sep 16, 2021
Personal Training

Is Stress Breaking Down Your Physique

By

Casey

Dorrell

Coach

WHAT IS STRESS

Stress is the panic button your body presses when you feel threatened or endangered. A lion is chasing you – boom your body sends a message to your adrenal glands. Adrenaline is released.

You start running, anything non-essential shuts down (e.g. digestion and metabolism). Once the danger is gone your adrenaline and cortisol levels drop and your body systems attempt to return to a state of balance. This process is called the ‘fight or flight response’.

Instead of a lion … your fight or flight response is activated by…


Below are some common functions that are impacted when you fight or flight (stress) pathways are excessively on

-     Metabolism Function … RESULT = Your body processes energy slower.

-     Digestion … RESULT = The mobilisation in your gut slows down effecting regular bowel movements.

-     Hormone Regulation … RESULT = Mood patterns change / nervous system becomes hyperactive (having that underlying on edge feeling).

-     Cell Regeneration …. RESULT = Muscle fibres don’t recover from training.

-     Lack of Nutrition Adsorption …. RESULT = Nutrition deficiencies occur.

OKAY SO ….. YES !!!

The short term high of adrenaline and cortisol will situate an initial fat loss.

BUT … after a rapid drop in scale weight you will hit a plateau point. What you were once doing is no longer working.

THE LIMITATIONS that occur if you continue stressing your system:

①. Training becomes more toxic on your body.

②. A larger percent of muscle mass is lost when scale weight is decreasing

③. You will need to lower your food or increase output therefore, digging yourself a deeper hole.

④. The physique you hold at the end of your transformation will be at the expense of your physical and mental wellbeing.

LOWERING your exposure to stress, gives you the best opportunity to enhance your physique. WHAT IS YOUR STRESS --> WHAT IS YOUR ACTION....

CHECK THE TABEL BELOW↓

I want you to challenge your environment by questioning the current state in which you are trying to stimulate change. Do you need to reduce your stress load to DO, HAVE and BE the product of your hard work. Our 'Mind Performance Health' coaches are trained in maximising your results by investigating all aspects of health.

For any personal training interest please click the link below to leave your details and my management team will be in contact to run through our offered transformation packages.

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Our exclusive personal training studio is located at: 8/591 Withers Road, Rouse Hill NSW Australia.

We are of service to nearby Western Sydney suburbs such as north Rouse Hill, Kellyville, North Kellyville, Box Hill and Schofields.

Yours in health,

Casey Dorrell

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