Ok, one more piece. My strategy for reaching my goals this year is (1) nutrition, (2) cycling and running skills, (3) mental toughness, (4) recovery, and (5) rest.
By "rest" I have just three things in mind:
1. Work napping time into... Read more
Part four of my five-part strategy for reaching my goals this year is recovery. So this means that so far we have...(1) Nutrition, (2) Cycling & Running Skills, (3) Mental Toughness, and (4) Recovery.
By "recovery" I mean post-exercise hab... Read more
To reach my primary and secondary goals this year, I have a five-part strategy: (1) Nutrition, (2) Cycling and Running Skills, and for today (3) Mental Toughness. By this I mean six things:
Positive Mental Attitude--to succeed, I must beli... Read more
A few days ago I share my primary and secondary goals for this year, and then two days ago the first part of my strategy to get there: nutrition. Next on my "strategy" list is developing specific athletic skills as follows:
1. Complete the... Read more
I came down with the stomach flu last night and blogged about why I'm grateful to God for it at www.bornoftheword.blogsp ot.com .
Due to this unfortunate, but gracious circumstance, I shall delay any further comments on m... Read more
Yesterday I shared my primary and secondary goals for the year, and today I want to share the first of my five-part strategy for achieving those goals: nutrition. More specifically, I am committed to the following:
(1) Eat a well-balanced ... Read more
Yesterday I took some time to think carefully about my fitness goals, strategy, and plan 2012. Today I'll share my goals and then in the coming days I'll share my strategy and plan one piece at a time.
My primary goal this year is to becom... Read more
It came at the 11th hour, that's for sure. Last night it finally snowed in the Minneapolis area and though the storm wasn't massive it did dump a couple of inches. It's SO good to see the snow!
Hope you all are having a happy new year!... Read more
As I mentioned a couple days ago, I track lots of things with regard to cycling. One of those things is the latest ride of the year, which in the southern states would be a stupid thing to track since it's warm but which in the northern states h... Read more
Rhythm in life means a lot to me, and when it gets disrupted I struggle. Over the last few months my rhythm of exercise has been disrupted by various circumstances and though the wheels haven't come off the bus has certainly slowed down! I want ... Read more
Hard to believe, but I was able to ride outside today, on a road bike, in Minnesota. I keep track of all kinds of things with regard to my cycling one of which is the latest date I was able to ride outside. Well, this year I think I'll set a rec... Read more
My wife and i are so proud of our baby--well, she's a big baby now! Earlier today we received the letter of notification that she has been accepted at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. For the moment, she's in the Liberal Arts program bu... Read more
It's been one of those "fun" goals of mine ever since I signed up for SP in March of 2009, and today I reached it! I have read every one of the Health A-Z articles, though I must admit that I've not read them all very carefully. Don't really fee... Read more
Some friends of our are going to Seattle for a few days and asked if we would take care of their kids while they're gone, and of course we said yes. So today at 5:30 I'll be picking up two teenage girls and a teenage boy, feeding them--oh Lord, ... Read more
There are, of course, many things that motivate me to care for my body and pursue health, but this morning I spent a little time thinking about my top 5 motivators. I find this helpful because clarifying the deeper things that drive me on helps ... Read more