Category: Mental Training

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Figuring Something Out

Whelp, December turned into one of the longest and hardest months I’ve had in┬áthe last 35 years. I spent a large part of it in bed, really unable to drag myself out on more...

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Stars

This last Saturday…well yesterday, I helped Erich during the Leadville 100 by pacing him from mile 50 to 72.5. Some might ask what pacing is? In fact, when I joined Erich at mile 50,...

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Selfish, such a dirty word.

“It’s time to be selfish” Ahhhhhh, these words. It’s the 14 week to go mark and I’ve heard these words, spoken these words, read these words. And yet, I cringe every time. I hate...

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Where’s the Wisdom?

I’ve been reading Arianna Huffingtons book Thrive at the recommendation of Katie and the recent stuff I read about WISDOM really got me thinking about it’s application to triathlon. Life, triathlon… that’s me, always...

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Healthy Comparison

Okay, so it’s not news to you that I really got a lot out of the two Brene Brown books that I read over the last few months (Daring Greatly and The Gifts of...

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Perfectionism

So, I’ve been slowly wading my way through Brene Browns Daring Greatly and let me tell you, it’s a “one day at a time” sort of book. There is so much in there and...

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Filling Buckets and Osmo Goodnight

I finished reading the Bucket book. It was a really short read but a few things have really stuck with me. It’s reinforced something that I have believed for a long time about endurance...

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Use the Tools

Okay, today was an exciting day. First off, Michelle is doing great after surgery, things went well and we are excited to see what the knee looks like under all the bandages. She’s doing...

Beyond Your Dreams

Beyond Your Dreams

I spend a lot of time in stillness. Frenzied stillness. The sound of water splashing and moving, but no words, just breath. The tires on road, the wind in my ears, no words, just...

Taking Leaps

Taking Leaps

As previously mentioned, I spoke this past week at the Multisport Madness Youth Triathlon Team end of season banquet. I got to talk to a whole bunch of triathlon minded kids about the sport...

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