Our Always-On Mental State
In our fast-paced world, chronic stress has become a prevalent issue, leading to elevated cortisol levels without the natural release typically provided by our body’s fight-or-flight response. This constant state of stress contributes to inflammation, burnout, anxiety, and depression. However, new innovative approaches like OsteoStrong sessions offer a unique solution. In this blog, we’ll explore how OsteoStrong can activate your fight-or-flight response, releasing beneficial hormones that combat these physical and mental health challenges.
Understanding the Fight-or-Flight Response
The fight-or-flight response is a primitive physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival. This response triggers the release of hormones like adrenaline and endorphins, providing a temporary boost in physical and mental energy.
OsteoStrong Sessions: Triggering a Healthy Stress Response
OsteoStrong sessions are designed to engage the body in a safe, high-intensity physical effort in a slow, highly safe, and measurable way. These sessions, which involve brief bouts of maximum effort, simulate the conditions that trigger a fight-or-flight response in a controlled environment. This simulation can lead to a beneficial hormonal release without the dangers associated with real-life threatening situations.
Stress, Inflammation & Weight Gain
Stress causes the body to release cortisol, a hormone that can increase appetite and lead to weight gain, especially around the abdomen. It also leads to low-grade inflammation, disrupting normal metabolism and contributing to further weight gain. Managing stress is important for controlling weight and reducing health risks.
The Benefits of Hormonal Release
Reducing Cortisol Levels
Engaging in intense physical activity like OsteoStrong can help lower cortisol levels, the primary stress hormone.
These sessions can increase the production of endorphins, the body’s natural mood lifters, helping to alleviate feelings of depression and anxiety.
Enhancing Mental Clarity
The adrenaline rush can lead to improved focus and mental clarity, providing a break from the constant state of stress.
Improving Sleep Quality
The physical exertion and subsequent relaxation response can lead to better sleep quality, which is crucial for mental health.
Practical Tips for Maximising Benefits
Consistency is Key
Attending just one OsteoStrong session weekly can yield incredible benefits. However, the real key to success lies in consistency, as the cumulative effects of regular sessions provide the most noteworthy results to your mental health.
Combine with Mindfulness
Incorporating OsteoStrong’s rejuvenating technologies into your weekly sessions add mindfulness and meditative practices post osteogenic loading sessions, greatly enhance the relaxation response. They also increase blood and lymph flow, increasing cellular energy and boosting immune health.
Pairing these sessions with a balanced diet and adequate rest and improved sleep can amplify the benefits. OsteoStrong PEMF sessions have been shown to improve quality of sleep.
Personal Stories of Transformation
OsteoStrong members frequently report feeling significantly better after their session compared to when they first arrive at our centre. This uplift in physical, mental, and emotional states is attributed to the natural release of ‘feel-good’ hormones stimulated by osteogenic loading and the various biohacks we provide. Many members report improved sleep, reduced feelings of stress and anxiety, reduced inflammation causing joint and back pain and less frequent and severe headaches. For example, within just a few months of joining, our member Mary at Hawthorn aged 73, was able to stop taking between 4 and 8 Panadol tablets daily for back pain.
The OsteoStrong Solution
OsteoStrong sessions present a unique opportunity to harness our natural fight-or-flight response for mental health and physical benefits. By briefly exposing the body to maximum output conditions, these sessions can trigger a release of hormones that help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, offering a promising tool in our quest for mental well-being. The adaptive response of the body is amplified during OsteoStrong sessions due to the exposure to loads much higher than those typically encountered in daily activities and traditional exercises.
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