Action Vs. Intention – When Knowledge Hurts You

I just read a short personal finance book with an awful title (I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi) and it contained a great lesson that applies to triathlon just as much as money. It’s a mistake we ALL tend to make and it keeps us from becoming the best athlete we […]

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Starting Over Part Two: Making a Plan

In my previous post on this topic I talked about how I took advantage of starting over with my fitness to make some changes that will pay off in the future. If you spent a little too much time “recovering” from your last race of the season or have just fallen off your game, I […]

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Judging Race Performance Accurately

The topic of how people analyze their race results is on my mind today. Here are the two examples of attitudes that aren’t helpful: Athlete A says they thought they had a bad race but then saw that they placed 2nd in their age group so it was a good race after all. Athlete B […]

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Recommended Reading on Goals

This is the time of year for goal setting but most people don’t plan their goals in any kind of structured way. Throwing darts at a dartboard and seeing what sticks is the image that comes to mind. In fact, most goals we make are really just ideas. We throw out ideas, then “try” them […]

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New Years SOLUTIONS

I don’t like New Years resolutions.  Most people make a half-assed attempt to come up with some worthy, in the moment, life altering resolution that has no teeth in reality.  And that’s why they fail.  So this year, I encourage to you skip the resolutions and only develop SOLUTIONS.  Thinks about it res·o·lu·tion  /ˌrezəˈlo͞oSHən/Noun A […]

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