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Kelly Starrett on Lifestyle’s Role in Performance

This is the first post of what I call “Training and Coaching Wisdom” What Prompted Me Start The Series? Sadly and quite unfortunately “Motivation, good coaching and sensible training” have all become synonymous with “No Pain, No Gain/Glory/etc.” The coach has been painted like a vicious drill sergeant while the athletes are quite often described as […]

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I Can See Clearly Now: The Road Ahead, 2014 and Beyond

I can see clearly now the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. It’s gonna be a bright (bright) bright (bright) sunshiny day. It’s gonna be a bright (bright) bright (bright) sunshiny day. Oh, yes I can make it now the pain […]

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Impossible is Nothing: Motivational Monday with Muhammad Ali

Impossible is just a big word, thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. […]

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Motivational Monday: Choices

It all starts with hard work, it is  simple choice. Only YOU can make it. You need to work hard, you need to work smart and you need to work consistent. But you have to have all three! What does work hard mean? Here is the problem it is a relative term. Each of us […]

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This Pain is Your Privilege: Motivational Monday with Arnold Scharzenegger

This pain is mine, it is my privilege, my pride. What will you do with YOUR pain? This pain that you hold is yours. There is not a single pain quite like it. Nobody else on God’s green earth can feel this pain, or have the indescribable feeling of pride you will have when you […]

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Come Join the Fight: Motivational Monday with the Dropkick Murphys

  Sometimes you have to face problems alone. That is not a disadvantage. Pick yourself up, go big and go for broke! You’ve gotta pick yourself up by the bootstraps No one’s gonna help you out when you fall You’ve gotta find a way out of your problems When you’re broke and you’re backed up […]