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There is No Gene for the Human Spirit: Motivational Monday with Jerome Morrow/Ethan Hawke

Every week or so, I hear it in one shape or another from friends, random people and even renowned (cycling) publications: “You don’t have the genetics of the PROs, so don’t even bother thinking you have even the slightest chance of getting to that level.” We as people tend to demonize what we don’t fully […]

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Winning Isn’t Normal: Motivational Monday with Dr. Keith Bell

Standing on the top of that podium is the ultimate result in any sport. Cliches like: “It takes hard work, perseverance, and sacrifice to win.” scream at you from magazine and book covers, posters and TV commercials.  Although true to a degree, those words never fully addressed that at its fundamentals winning isn’t the norm […]

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Things that Stop Us: Motivational Monday with Mike Spracklen and Jamie Paolinetti

We all have a point where we doubt if it is worth going further. Heavy fatigue, hectic life, and family all take their toll, without asking. “It is just this one time” starts as an excuse that soon imperceptibly turns into a bad habit that is hard to shake off. Bad habits do not thrive in a […]