Herculean Partner: Peter Pastijn!

Peter Pastijn is a founding partner, co-owner, and co-concept designer of the THE CYCLING ROOM® and THE ROOM® concepts together with his wife Gizem, currently operating in the UAE and India. He is the founder and co-owner of a Fitness service provider company, Proud2b, in Belgium founded in 2007. He is the CEO of THE…

Herculean Ambassador: Maitha E. Coninx!

Erdmuthe, aka Maitha in the UAE, has been involved in Hercules Trophy Dubai for a couple of years already. Now that she has written a self fulfillment book “Maitha’s Way of Life“, she may now be officially called a Herculean. Maitha will be a regular contributor to the Herculean.coop blog. Welcome Muthi! About Maitha “I…

Killer Confidence: a driving force for fulfillment

What happens when you bring a successful actress and film producer, a badass champion NASCAR driver and an entrepreneur turned women’s empowerment expert  in front of a room full of professional women and have them talk about how to build killer confidence? Suddenly the room feels full of energy and the confidence boost is spreading, touching…

Attention……Attention……

The average attention span for the notoriously ill-focused goldfish is nine seconds, but according to a new study from Microsoft Corp., people now generally lose concentration after only eight seconds, highlighting the effects of an increasingly digitalized lifestyle on the brain. Researchers in Canada surveyed 2,000 participants and studied the brain activity of 112 others using…

Closing the gates… and unlocking your full potential

A healthy brain is a joy forever, but the average person uses only half the potential our brain can give us. The human brain is unnaturally big compared to our fellow animals. We are a real anomaly in Darwin’s theory, yet we survived using exactly this phenomenal thinking instrument. Especially people who live in big…

Best preparation tips before exercise

Not everybody does 12 sports on 1 day. That’s why we give our participants some useful tips before coming to the Hercules Trophy. Our Herculean coaches have decades of experience in sports, nutrition and wellness. Feel free to use this advice for any exercise or sport activity. NUTRITIONAL TIPS FROM SABINE APPELMANS “Although you may…

What can you do about weak ankles?

The ankle is possibly one of the most important joints in the body when it comes to stability and mobility. The ligaments provide much stability for the joints and also ensure that the bones connect seamlessly with each other. Muscles are joined to the bones through tendons and provide for movement. A good balance is…

The power of mind mapping

Mind mapping is a form of visual outlining. It may seem really superficial, but once you master it, it really becomes a useful tool. It’s an easy way to deal with the information overload and hyperbolic multitasking we get confronted with every day. Most people will have heard of mind maps, but most people don’t…

Herculean Advisory Board: Lode Peeters

Lode Peeters is the CEO and co-founder of Tobania, a premium ICT services and solutions provider in Belgium, as a result of a merger between TOBIUS and SAGA Consulting Group. Tobania is an ambitious, fast growing company making a revenue of about 60 mio EUR in services only. Tobania employs more than 550 IT specialists. People…

HERE and NOW (part 1)

After the great feedback on our last Blog Trilogy (Two thumbs), I decided to continue this Blog format on another topic which can be a pitfall…TIME ! In the next month, we will be launching the Hercules Academy and our Corporate wellbeing programs in New York and New Jersey and therefore we will start with a…

TWO THUMBS (part three) KIDS

A month ago I had the chance to have a meet ‘n greet  with one of the leading authors on brain train and how to unlock your mental potential, Professor Dr.  Theo  Compernolle. During our chit chat moment we talked about a healthy way to deal with our connectivity (see two thumbs one) and also about…

TWO THUMBS (part two)

KIDS AND CARS Two weeks ago I had the chance to have a meet ‘n greet with one of the leading authors on brain train and how to unlock your mental potential, Professor Dr. Theo Compernolle. During our chit chat moment we talked about a healthy way to deal with our connectivity (see two thumbs one) and…