https://youtu.be/3MWYeIcciNA "Some habits of ineffectiveness are rooted in our social conditioning toward quick-fix, short-term thinking." - Stephen Covey Conditioning: Takes time and effort to start --> flywheel principle or “snowball” Nothing is wrong with you. Energy comes from movement: the great paradox. Give a listen and share your thoughts! Share with a friend!
I remember when I first began working out. I was an insecure teenager that wanted to finally feel comfortable in her skin. A funny thing happened when I joined my first gym. Sure, I was taught a few basics between using the cardiovascular equipment, the strength machines, and free weights. I even had a visualisation … Continue reading Focus
How cool would life be if we weren't all just focusing on living in our own little bubbles, distanced from one another so not to burst them and let them in? How cool would it be if we were always connecting with new people that have new ways of looking at things and new thought processes and different experiences to discuss?
There is a, in my opinion, lyrical revelation in the song I want to share with you today. 2014 for me has been a very turbulent yet very forward moving and purposeful year for me. Maybe you can relate??
Get ready for this - I MATCHED my PR time.
From months of training alone, months of eating according to what would help my body recover and perform best, months of working on my mind and mentality, months of persevering. This was my prize | http://youtu.be/FmpltOXhJhU
The train arrived at 1230 at Pennsylvania Station in NYC. Hooray! First thing on the agenda? A hot meal! I had been up for 9 hours eating nothing but oats, fruit, and Clif bars! Where's the delicious NY food at?! I found a deli right across the street. This was perfect! I was SO … Continue reading NYC Marathon – Race Report – Night Before & Morning of!
Why do we run? Is it because we enjoy it? Or are we just telling ourselves and other people that? Why must we always strive to become better, faster, stronger? Might this rob us of the joy that can be found in the journey, in the experience? A more beneficial question for me to ask … Continue reading Why Run?
Do me a favor. Where you are right now - sitting, standing, whatever, turn both of your feet so that the arch is facing forward, toes facing each side, left, and right.
My feet were sliding. And cold. And soaked all the way through my barefoot shoes. The sleet stung my face. My out-and-back route had the wind sending it directly into my face and mouth. I tried keeping my head down, hoping my visor would deflect the beautiful but uncomfortable white madness falling from the sky. … Continue reading Conditions