Category: Mental Training

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Clutching the Compass

This week I was reminded of a major tenant I have in life which is: Don’t Clutch the Compass. Until recently I didn’t have a name for this, but thanks to the eloquent Katie...

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How do you bake your cake?

You know when you hear a reference or a certain quote twice in a short period of time? Oh, coincidence. Ha! I think not…the universe speaking up is what I say. Yesterday I was...

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#girlscamp

After the Coast Ride #girlscamp began! This was a first for Muddy, but last year I sensed that his girls would really like to get to know each other more, and I was excited...

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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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