What if you could make your sleep more efficient?

Getting a good night’s sleep is key to your health, that much we all know. But just how important is it? And is all sleep the same? Sleep scientist Dan Gartenberg sheds light on the subject in an intriguing TED Talk. His opening statement says it all. We’ve been neglecting our natural sleep cycle for the…

Hercules Projects to launch own website

It has been going on for a while, but we have kept it under the radar: Herculean also develops and organises bespoke active events via Hercules Projects. We combine our knowledge from Hercules Trophy and Hercules Academy to come to a unique concept. With only a few weeks to go before the new year, we thought…

The first Herculean Thanksgiving

Herculean celebrated Thanksgiving with a limited group of ambassadors coming from very diverse groups: our team, crowdfunders, crew, partners, advisors, fans, investors… The aim of the evening was to thank our Belgian stakeholders, to connect them with each other and to experiment if and how we could engage them in our vision for the future….

Media Gallery Pink Ladies Games

On 27th October 2017, more than 500 women from across Dubai took part in the games for women by women and all of them tested their teamwork, strength, and fitness at the specially designed challenges. The challenges were created to unite cultures in a fun and active manner. The aim was also to raise breast cancer awareness and money in partnership with Pink Caravan…

Hercules Trophy now launches Economy rates

Hercules Trophy, the world’s coolest teambuilding festival, is no longer a privilege for large companies who have set aside a considerable budget for teambuilding. In the past few years, we noticed a steep increase in information requests on the Hercules Trophy from companies and organisations with smaller budgets. They too it seems, would like to…

Ladies go pink for Breast Cancer

27 OCTOBER 2017, DUBAI:  The second edition of Pink Ladies Games in the Middle East saw 100 female teams battle it out at Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort this morning whilst raising breast cancer awareness and money in partnership with Pink Caravan UAE breast cancer initiative. Pink Ladies Games has also been selected amongst the featured…

Herculean wins “Best Crowdfunding Campaign of the Year”

20th October 2017, Belgium – Herculean was awarded “Best Belgian Crowdfunding Campaign of the Year 2017” at Crowdday in Antwerp. The Herculean equity crowdfunding campaign was completed on the MyMicroInvest platform. A professional jury compared successful projects and awarded Herculean with the first prize.  “Winning this award is a huge boost for the whole team. We…

Healthy salad in a jar

Looking for a tasty, yet healthy alternative for your lunch? If you’d like it to be handy as well, we’ve got just the thing for you! A salad in a jar is not only practical, but can be entirely fine tuned to your personal preferences too. Our favorite recipe is the following: For the yoghurt…

Pink Ladies Games selected as Dubai Fitness Challenge initiative

On October 2, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, announced the challenge aimed to make Dubai one of the world’s healthiest cities. The campaign is called the Dubai Fitness Challenge. Citizens, residents and visitors are encouraged to join the month-long challenge that includes…

Breast Cancer fundraiser with Pink Ladies Games Dubai

Oh yes, we are strong, independent women. But we also like to have fun, we’re in for some action and we want to connect with other ladies. And of course, we care. And we care about a lot of things. That’s why we came up with the Pink Ladies Games in Dubai. A morning feel-good…

First phase capital increase and new Chairman

Herculean, the cooperative holding behind Hercules Trophy, Hercules Academy and Hercules Projects, has completed the first phase of their capital increase and appoints a new chairman. Founder Yves Vekemans remains CEO. The company is still 100% Belgian, while improving corporate governance and strengthening the financial basis, in order to accelerate the international roll-out of the…

To grain or not to grain?

In an interesting article from Novomed, dr. Hashim Seedat – an expert in integrating the healing arts, focusing on the importance of nutrition, exercise, homeopathy and acupuncture – states that a lot of people don’t realise the true impact of grain on our body and overall health. “Grains are best described as small, dry seeds that grow…