Developing the ability to consciously choose our response to uncomfortable situations can help us whether we are having an experience for the first time or the hundredth.
As athletes we usually focus our time and attention on training ourselves physiologically to overcome the challenges presented by cold, heat, distance and time. The unrecognized training opportunity is our ability to train how we feel about the challenges that arise. Years of cold water racing from Alcatraz on New Year’s Day to island swims […]Read more "Something to Like & Love in Each Uncomfortable Moment"
I spoke to a group of Rotarians last week and talked about how questions of “Enough” evolve with our age. I remember jumping into my first marathon at age 16 blissfully ignorant of any need to fear that I had not trained enough. Six weeks ago at age 48 I found myself on a beach […]Read more "Enough is Enough – Race Like a Kid Again"