Ep. 326: Might as Well Get Better

Have you ever had those days where you're mentally exhausted and don't want to do the task you're currently doing? That's how I felt about my first official swim training for triathlon season yesterday? In this episode, we'll discuss Reminding yourself why you're here Associating the behavior with the result Finding a way to love what you do always

2021-03-09T06:09:35-06:00March 9, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 312: 50 Miles To Victory

This weekend, my brother and I Completed the Hoka One Rocky 50, 50 Mile Trail Run race.  Through 6.5 months of training and 13 hours and 49 mins of racing, I learned a lot. In this episode, we'll discuss: You just have to be great for one day Game planning for Success The role of Teams Why Halfway isn't halfway Why the medal doesn't matter

2021-02-15T11:25:46-06:00February 15, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 311: The Calm Before the Storm

You're close to the day of a major event, you're excited, nervous, and ready to get going.  How do you handle the day before so that you can perform at your best? In this episode, we'll discuss: Trusting your Preparation Disconnecting Turning Off Your Mind Visualizing the End game Attacking

2021-02-12T06:28:04-06:00February 12, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 308: Race Week Focus

It's officially race week for me.  I'm reminded of how important focus is on the week of a major event.  How do we enhance that focus so that we can perform our best? In this episode, we'll discuss: Doing the prep work early How to eliminate distractions The power of Mantras The golden rule of progress

2021-02-09T06:23:54-06:00February 9, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 306: Stop Overthinking

How many times have you told yourself, "let me think about it," "let me wait til it's perfect," or worried yourself sick trying to make a decision.  What were you really doing? OVERTHINKING. In this episode, we'll discuss: The misconception of perfectionism The myth of thought Why you should do it now How to simplify decisions

2021-02-04T06:19:58-06:00February 4, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 304: Lessons from a Night Run

In preparation for the upcoming 50 mile race, I had not yet ran at night on a trail.  To test out my new headlamp, I did a night run...and thankfully survived.  As always, there are lessons. In this episode, we'll discuss: Why you shouldn't take good people for granted Contingency Planning How to Adapt Finding light in the darkness

2021-02-02T07:28:18-06:00February 2, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 293: Lost in the Woods

After getting lost in the woods on a trail, I learned how synonymous getting lost In the woods is to getting lost in life. In this episode, we'll discuss: Why Your Mind Plays Tricks Why Adrenaline Isn't your friend Appreciating the differences in people The beauty of getting lost

2021-01-18T06:35:02-06:00January 18, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 288: The “GET TO” Mindset

After complaining about a long trail run I had scheduled as part of my 50 mile race training, a buddy of Mine Brian Breen, reminded me that I GET TO run.  That small perspective shift changed My run and how I attack my goals. In this episode, we'll discuss: Finding the "have to's" in life Reestablishing the thrill of goal chasing Dusting off the stress Finding fulfillment through perspective

2021-01-11T06:31:09-06:00January 11, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

Ep. 285: Contingency Plans

"Now think about everything that could go wrong" our coach told us.  At first, I thought, "Isn't that a negative way of thinking?" But I found out, contingency planning is the most positive thing you can do when thinking about a new goal. In this episode, we'll discuss: Why you should plan for the worst Putting bumpers on negative thoughts Controlling the controllables Winning the mental battle Preparing for what you can't prepare for

2021-01-06T08:10:48-06:00January 6, 2021|Podcasts, Racing|

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