Mindfulness Meditation and the Endurance Mind If your endurance training program does not include an active and ongoing guided mindfulness meditation practice as part of your weekly training schedule then you may not be reaching your potential regardless of what your coach, watch and power-meter may say. Following is the science and then experience side […]Read more "Mindfulness Meditation for the Endurance Mind: Practice for when it isn’t perfect"
Cold is Cold From The Shore to the Suburbs Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers Are Hitting the Ocean, but while inland lakes are almost pool like, the ocean is still hovering in the mid- to upper- 50’s. As a Master swim team, the Dolphin Club has some of the best-attended swim workouts and club events […]Read more "Spring is in the Air, but Winter Lingers in the Water"
Swimming is an intellectual pursuit, and of all the disciplines ocean swimming rewards those who can take a vast amount of knowledge, an intimate awareness of every moment and apply both to moving across the waves. Winter pool time is spent mastering lane etiquette, stroke mechanics and interval protocols beside turbulence decreasing lane lines, but […]Read more "Ocean Wise Series – Building Safer, Stronger, Wiser and Faster Ocean Athletes and a Legion of Ocean Heroes"
I have been quiet for a while writing for some other projects rather than myself. I hate to start back negative, but I feel life on a vacation island along with a political climate that only sees the oceans as potential oil fields has struck a nerve. I challenge you to stand outside a grocery […]Read more "Pack It Out or Please Get Out"
How can changing behaviors and regulations positively and negatively impact the health and wellbeing of our oceans and communities even far from shore? “President Trump on Thursday signed legislation ending a key Obama administration coal mining rule. The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect waterways from coal […]Read more "Streams to Sea and Sky"
Ocean Positive’s Unified Team trains athletes in the surf lifesaving sports of open water prone paddling and swimming. Not long ago, some of these athletes may have been surfers, swimmers or lifeguards, with goals that involved activities in the water before a single event forever altered how or even if those goals could be achieved. We wanted to join them in achieving their goals of becoming independent and empowered.Read more "Connect the Critical Three: Knowledge, Means & Desire (Repost from KEEN Blog)"
Mastering the Water from Above: Prone Paddleboarding for Triathletes & Open Water Swimmers The groundwork for swimming stronger in the open water may be laid in the pool, but the breakthrough is always going to come when you learn how to read the water and understand how changing waves, wind and currents affect how you […]Read more "Mastering the Water from Above"