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    Training Science Series #1 - Why We Focus on Capacity Training…to Eventually Go Really Fast

    Training Science Series #1 - Why We Focus on Capacity Training…to Eventually Go Really Fast

    Posted At: 2020-07-04
    For many decades, a battle has raged in endurance sports about how much Capacity versus Utilization training is optimal for endurance performance. The debate surrounds how much of each form of training is appropriate when considering the high-level performance – and longevity – of an athlete.
    The Power of Visualisation

    The Power of Visualisation

    Posted At: 2019-11-02
    I strongly believe in the power of visualisation. Don’t describe your future as something you “hope” to achieve. Picture it as something you will absolutely accomplish. Hope is often not a strong enough emotion to motivate action. You must be convinced what you dream is your future reality. Visualise what it would be like when your dreams become a reality. See everything about them with clear clar
    Progress with the Two Minute Rule

    Progress with the Two Minute Rule

    Posted At: 2019-10-31
    We all know the famous quotes…  “The longest journey starts with a single step.” “Rome wasn’t built in a day.”  These are old statements that have stuck around, because we all know them to be true. 
    Dance beautifully in the box you are comfortable in

    Dance beautifully in the box you are comfortable in

    Posted At: 2019-10-30
    Some people give up on exercise because they don’t enjoy the type of exercise they are doing enough to make it a regular part of their lifestyle. Life is short, so why spend it doing something you barely enjoy? If you are forcing yourself to do something you don't enjoy, this also causes stress to some degree. 
    Deciding to Act

    Deciding to Act

    Posted At: 2019-07-01
    Deciding to act is a major challenge for all of us. Many times, we know what we need to do, but something holds us back from taking action. However, the good news is our mind is flexible and adaptive; it can be trained to thrive in change. Once we get the ball rolling it often becomes harder to stop doing something, even if it is a challenging task.