How Stress is REALLY Affecting Your Athletic Performance

How does stress really work?

In 2015, Solace Lifesciences — a company that develops technologies to relieve stress and calm your mind and body — was granted the world’s only patent for “Systems and Methods for Balancing and Maintaining the Health of the Human Autonomic Nervous System,” and the life-changing NuCalm was born.

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On this episode of the Spartan UP! podcast, Jim Poole, the company's chairman and president, explains the mechanisms and neuroscience of stress. Then listen as he and Spartan CEO Joe De Sena break down the role stress plays in athletic performance and compare relaxation tactics to keep you centered and keep you going.

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