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High-low method

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Nervous system fatigue is real, and throughout the week we tend to see an increase in both cognitive fatigue and output as stress adds up. So taking a page from Sports Science, let's use the concept of "high and low" to hack performance!

By breaking your week into high stress days and low stress days, you are allowing your system to recharge, while still maximizing output and hitting all your goals.

This is why a lot of workout programs have cardio done on non-lifting days. It lets athletes hit their big lifts on strength days while still pushing themselves in their cardio.

Activity Steps
Here's the secret sauce:
1
Plan

Start by taking a look at your schedule and start learning the overall flow. Do you notice that Mondays are fairly light, while Tuesdays you tend to get slammed?

If so, that can be our starting point. Next, write down all the activities or tasks you do on a weekly basis and bucket them into either high stress or low stress.

2
Prepare

Now that we have your schedule and your "stress buckets" let's start designing our week into high stress days and low stress days.

3
Perform

Starting when you can, give this new schedule a try and see if it works with your company and role.

Pro Tip

If you really want to get crazy, you could also schedule your hard workouts, or even a night out with friends on your high stress day. This can really help you maximize recovery.

Next Steps

Not sure if this is the right Playbook for your team? With LEON, our algorithm recommends exactly the right Playbook, at the right time, to the right team, to be more effective and drive well-being and performance.‍‍

These Playbooks range from adjusting workload and schedules, to exercises for improving team grit and alignment, and everything in between.

No matter how your team is scoring, we’ll provide data-driven recommendations to support their most pressing needs.

To better support and drive performance in your team, try running this Playbook with LEON. It's free to start and you can launch to your entire team in minutes.

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