Our lives are not static, our bodies are not static, and so health and performance strategies cannot be static. And so, our goal is not to train or strengthen our organs or systems into an ideal state, but to dynamically adjust how our bodies work and perform relative to ever-shifting demands, circumstances, and stresses. This requires us to develop something called “dynamic resilience,” the ability to shift gears to always be in the “right gear.”
The Autonomic Nervous System (sometimes called the “involuntary nervous system”) is like an automatic transmission. But if it’s putting your brain into the wrong gear, you’re out of rhythm for the situation. These mismatches result in everything from mental lapses, missed instructions, vision problems, upset stomachs, sweating and shakes and tics, impaired motor control, exhaustion, to needing to pee at the worst possible moments. So, what can you do about it? How can you gain greater control over when and how your ANS shifts gears?
In this episode Dr. Royer discusses the neuroscience, technology and methodology that Inner Armor and Royer Neuroscience uses to help everyone, from professional athletes to ordinary people, perform at their potential more consistently.