After over three months of not swimming, I got back in the pool again this week - and even joined Masters again after a couple of years of swimming solo. I am not following a training plan currently and it is nice to just show up and have someone else plan the rest. While swimming [...]
As our rain returns to our rainforest that has been experiencing a draught (Juneau, Alaska), I find myself wanting to be distance training more than I have had that urge in many months. I find this extremely odd, and something I'm just realizing, but it actually makes sense. I love to be outside. When the [...]
What are you currently struggling to find the motivation to do? You want to and know you should but aren't. Someone just shared a perspective with me : we don't do anything for ourselves, but we will move mountains for others. This makes me sad but I think there is an element of truth. How [...]
Mental training may be at least as important as your physical workouts.
I once thought I would never complete more than an Olympic distance triathlon. With persistence, you can amaze even yourself.
How close are you to reaching your life's potential?
Do you see yourself as an athlete deep down inside you? If not, perhaps this change in mindset will help you overcome any resistance to putting in the training you want to do.
Mind tricks can be powerful to overcome the stories we tell ourselves to convince us not to do something we really should do.
Investing in triathlon for the long term may make us better than going for just short term goals.
It takes a lot of faith to get to the start and the finish line of an Iron-distance triathlon.