I love this classic triathlon swim start picture. The lens flare from the sun makes me squint in the same way that my eyes squint across the water to mark the first buoy. The cold water or the miles ahead don’t matter because every swim start brings a rush of adrenaline and excitement. This picture was taken at the Pumpkin 2012 Triathlon at Lake Mead Las Vegas and provide by Zazoosh.
My pantry has become overrun with unhealthy food meaning that I need to do a little housekeeping. I’ve learned that if we have unhealthy food in the house I will eat it. Something within my psyche just won’t allow food to go to waste. However, I take a little reprieve in knowing that some of this stuff would hardly classify as “food”.
By the end of January most of our New Year’s resolutions have become a forgotten item buried on our desk below upcoming tax returns, or lost in some unknown sector of our computer’s hard drive. This year I tried to avoid making resolutions. InsteadContinue Reading...
Moderation? It’s mediocrity, fear, and confusion in disguise. It’s the devil’s dilemma. It’s neither doing nor not doing. It’s the wobbling compromise that makes no one happy. Moderation is for the bland, the apologetic, for the fence-sitters of the world afraid to take a stand. It’s for those afraid to laugh or cry, for those afraid to live or die. Moderation…is lukewarm tea, the devil’s own brew.
from Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Everyone is an athlete. The only difference is that some of us are in training, and some are not.
Most athletes at a competitive level have endured some sort of injury during their careers. If lucky, the injuries are minor and have little long term impact. However, where can athletes go for help if they have a major or chonic injury? Is there an answer for individuals that need to have a second or third surgy to correct their problems?Continue Reading...