The hustle culture uses speed to measure performance. How fast can you ship a new product? How many prospective clients can you call in an hour?
While it may seem counterintuitive, slowing down may lead to clearer thinking and be a faster way to achieve your goals.
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Food: Studies suggest eating fast is linked to obesity. Eating slow is associated with lower hunger and lower calorie intake in healthy people.
Communication: We become present and more empathic when we slow down.
Fashion: Slow fashion is more ethical and sustainable. Shop less often and focus on timeless designs that are of better quality.
Exercise: Low impact, moderate-intensity exercises such as yoga and walking effectively lower the risk of heart disease.
Decision-making: Quick-thinking may lead to a bad decision. Slowing down allows us to be more deliberate.
By slowing down, you can build three key pillars you can rely on.
First thing in the morning:
Time under tension workouts can enhance your performance and endurance by building bigger, stronger muscles. It’s a great technique to add to your existing workout program, especially if you want to shake up your routine and improve your fitness.
You may find the process of slowing down your workouts more satisfying since you’ll have the chance to connect to your body and focus on form, alignment, and movement patterns.
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