a healthy hiatus

10 days of holiday.  Well, 12 days if you count traveling.  12 days of no impact, no working out (well maybe a couple yoga classes), no running, weight lifting, kicking, punching, or going 100 miles per hour. It felt great.  After months of working out regularly and up to the point of my vacation, sometimes … Continue reading a healthy hiatus

What Can Adam Scott Teach Us About Mental Toughness?

Never underestimate the power of positive thinking.

The Mental Athlete

Great Scott: Adam Wins His First Green Jacket!

Adam Scott wants you to know something: The only difference between failure and success is a subtle shift in perspective.  The 2013 Masters Champion was a career 0-48 in Majors before Sunday, but has been in contention for a handful championship trophies (or Jackets) during his brief and already successful career. In fact, just last July, on the hallowed grounds of Royal Lytham and St. Annes, he was ever so close to winning his first, but lost the chance to call himself the Open Champion after an epic collapse down the stretch. After going into Sunday with a four shot lead, he bogeyed 15, 16, 17, and 18. In the meantime, The Big Easy, Ernie Els, sauntered his way down the back nine and birdied the 18th to finish with a final round 68, one shot better than Scott and just…

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Austin 10/20 Expo – Music and Miles

Can I have some more swag please? Race Expo Weekend!  The Austin 10/20 is this Sunday April 14…. Ten miles, twenty bands.  Austin knows how to do a race right.  I’m working the conference at the Spartan booth, sharing the love for mud and OCR.  This looks like a really fun race and if I … Continue reading Austin 10/20 Expo – Music and Miles

Off the Mat and Into Your World: 5 Takeaways from Yoga

YOGA. I love yoga and all its benefits, which I won’t go into today.  Lots of folks have hopped on the yoga bandwagon, as brands like Lululemon and stores like Walmart and Target are recognizing the trends and pumping out cute workout gear and everyone seems to be toting a spare yoga mat in their backseat. … Continue reading Off the Mat and Into Your World: 5 Takeaways from Yoga