Train at Current Fitness Level

It's easy to get frustrated when we can't do something at the same level we once could. If you don't manage your expectations this could develop into a chronic problem. Some of the reasons I've seen impacting current vs. prior performance include: Injury - may sideline you causing loss of fitness Taking some down time... Continue Reading →

Dealing with Injury – I am Lucky

Dealing with an injury can be quite frustrating. It's not a question if you will get injured, it's when will you get injured and how to deal with the injury mentally and physically. Similar to the mental challenges training and competing present, managing through an injury is quite the mental conundrum. Today I will share my progress dealing... Continue Reading →

How to Generate – That Spark

How do you generate that spark whether new or reigniting an old flame? I recently pondered if I was going to get that spark back to swim again. Last Thursday like a bolt of lightning was the day I got that spark back. Today I'll share what transpired with my hiatus from swimming and what... Continue Reading →

Resetting the Body & Mind

One thing I have learned over the last several years competing in run, triathlon, and duathlon races is the importance of breaking up the year in chunks both from a mental and physical perspective. Today I'll share a few things I have learned and how I approach planning a year to protect myself from injury... Continue Reading →

Get 10% Happier

If you follow the equation in the photo you will be guaranteed to be 10% happier. OK, maybe not, but there is science illustrating by being mindful and practicing meditation you can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and be more focused. As Dan Harris states, this translates into the development of skills and behaviors... Continue Reading →

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