What Limits You?

“You support an area, it gets weaker. Use it extensively, it gets stronger. … Run barefoot and you don’t have all those troubles. … Shoes that let your foot function like you’re barefoot–they’re the shoes for me.” –Arthur Lydiard What limits you? More often than not, limitations are born and bred in your psyche, freely […]

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Enjoy the Ride

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. -Ursula K. Le Guin, the Left Hand of Darkness Pick a destination. That’s easy enough. Now figure out how to get there. Are you driving? Walking? Taking the train? Easy enough. The hardest part is […]

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Instability

“In our quest for certainty, we guarantee failure. If we quest through uncertainty, we generate the possibility of success.” —Taylor Pearson When training, a way to increase muscle hypertrophy is to introduce instability to the training regimen. This creates a higher load on both your muscle and the cognitive processes in engaging the muscle to […]

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The Only Constant is Change

“Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the universe is always one step beyond logic.” —Frank Herbert, Dune We are creatures of comfort. And as such, we desire routine. We thrive in it. So much so, that we look for patterns in everything. Structure. Organization. […]

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The Plateau

“When taken in the right direction, even a step that is only half a centimeter long is progress.” —Mokokoma Mokhonoana Learning a new skill can be very challenging. The beginning can often bring on two completely different experiences: either you make a great amount of headway initially and slow down once you become acclimated to […]

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Clear Cut Vision

“Without a clear-cut vision and a proper reading of the roadmap we may not reach the buoyant shores of the horizon. If we only keep looking into the middle distance, we might easily walk straight into the wall.” —Erik Pevernagie First of all, don’t listen to Erik. The idea of a roadmap is laughable is […]

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MVMNT is Life

An endorheic lake is one which has no outflow; one whose equilibrium is managed by evaporation. The Dead Sea is one such lake, and it’s called dead for a reason: it’s salinity, or salt content, is so high that it creates a condition too harsh for aquatic life to thrive. It’s a common principle that […]

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