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Training Progress – Week 29, 30 and 31 #AnythingIsPossible

“A mind that is stretched by new experience will never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Focus for Week 29, 30 & 31 Open water swim practices I feel more confident in the water and enjoy the waves and swimming to the motion of the ocean like the swimming coach… Continue reading Training Progress – Week 29, 30 and 31 #AnythingIsPossible

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#InspireMeSunday – @JackieFaye and Zhang Xin

“I have learned that success is not just about the IRONMAN medals, but about showing women that they can do the seemingly impossible if they just take one step at a time.” — Jackie Faye Jackie Faye is not only soon-to-become the first woman in the world to finish 6 IRONMAN races on 6 continents within 1… Continue reading #InspireMeSunday – @JackieFaye and Zhang Xin

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Training Progress Week 18

“Make it happen… no matter what!” — Rock Thomas So my very first Triathlon happened. I was nervous and anxious but I did it 🙂 I doubted myself. I judged myself. But I made peace with myself at the end of the race. First race. First medal. First time. It’s all good. The only thing… Continue reading Training Progress Week 18

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Training Progress – Week 16 & 17

“How we deal with our inner world drives everything. Every aspect of how we love, how we live, how we parent and how we lead. Being positive has become a new form of moral correctness. In a culture that values relentless positivity, I thought no one wanted to know. Rigid denial doesn’t work. It’s unsustainable… Continue reading Training Progress – Week 16 & 17

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Training Progress Week 14

“The culture of the sport and its history has left most athletes chasing an unsustainable approach to performance. For many athletes, the barometer of success in training is based in the accumulation of hours or miles of training (overall volume). Success and “readiness” is measured by how many hours a week of training the athlete… Continue reading Training Progress Week 14

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Training Progress Week 13

“What pain do you want in your life? What pain do you want to sustain? What are you willing to struggle for? How do you choose to suffer?” – Mark Manson Training itself is a struggle in terms of managing the time and energy and finding the balance with work, life, career development, family, friends… Continue reading Training Progress Week 13

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Training Progress Week 12

“At the core of all human behavior, our needs are more or less similar. Positive experience is easy to handle. It’s negative experience that we all, by definition, struggle with. Therefore, what we get out of life is not determined by the good feelings we desire but by what bad feelings we’re willing and able to… Continue reading Training Progress Week 12