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A healthy and vital region

Welcome to the vitality platform of Brainport Eindhoven

The most vital region of the Netherlands, Europe or even the whole world. That is what Brainport Eindhoven has in mind. Just like the smartest region, we also want to become the most vital region.

How vital are you? And how vital do you want to be? This platform was developed together with the premium partners of PSV. Packed with tips, articles, videos and challenges. The knowledge we have gathered together and worldwide, makes us strong to give you as an individual that push. Because vitality starts with you, but we will do this together. You’ll quickly notice the difference. Are you in?

Webinar: Running step by step  

Can I just start running and how do I make sure I am mentally fit? As a runner, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced runner, you want to get the most out of your sporting achievements. 

During the Webinar 'Step by Step Running' on Tuesday, 5 October, from 19.30 to 20.30, we will take you into the world of running. Get inspired by marathon runner Harm Sengers. Ask your questions to sports doctor and former athlete Tom Wiggers and get the best tips & tricks from Nina de Rooij, lifestyle advisor PSV.  


Webinair Staying connected and active during the coronavirus pandemic 

One of the effects of the coronavirus outbreak is that many people feel lonelier and exercise less. However, you can maintain your social contacts and stay active, even at a distance. PSV lifestyle consultant Nina de Rooij and Stefan van Rooijen, trainee general practitioner, will tell you how best to do that in the webinar ‘Staying connected and active during the coronavirus pandemic’. 

Watch the webinar

Latest articles 

Tips on buying running shoes

Every foot is different, which is why there are all kinds of different types of running shoes. What should you keep in mind? With these tips, you’ll head to the running store well prepared.

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Planning running routes from home

Do you run the same route every time? This may be an easy and safe option, but it can get boring in the long run. Coming up with a new running route can be tricky, but with these tools, you can easily map out a route from home.

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How to choose a good sports watch for running?

A sports watch is a useful gadget for charting your workouts in a fun way. Distance and speed are no longer the only things you can measure with a watch. How to choose the sports watch that suits you best?

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How do I find good running music?

Many of us like to listen to music while running. The right songs can motivate you and keep you going longer. But how do you find the right running music to match your running rhythm?

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What should I wear when running?

Choosing the right running clothes can be a daunting task. The selection is huge! What should you at least have in your closet? And how do you decide what to wear on the road? We’ve got some tips!

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A good warm-up

Is a warm-up really necessary? Wouldn’t it be better to save your energy and give it your all in training or competition? ‘No, definitely not’, says medical expert and sports doctor Mirjam Steunebrink.

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In this Brainport region we make and organize a lot of great things together and we will continue to do so. Crucial then is to be and stay vital. That is logical, of course, but not always easy or self-evident. It's not only a very broad domain, but where do you actually start? And on top of that; when do you do well in a world with millions of experts and theories.

With the help of a clear vitality model, divided over different themes and building blocks, we are going to help you develop your more vital self. 

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Foundation and building blocks of the vitality model

Vitality pillars

On this platform you will be stimulated to take a critical look at your own foundation and building blocks and with the given information you can adjust and/or sharpen them if necessary. When those foundations and building blocks are in balance, you can use your energy well, feel good about yourself and get to work! What do you want to work on? 


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