Tag Archive > Mind Training

Learning the secrets of success

The path to success and mastery is often a windy road with many pitfalls on the way. Lessons learned on this path are key to realizing success.

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Running back to the basics moment by moment

One runner’s moment by moment discovery of the path to becoming a better runner and person. With many forward and backward steps a path is revealed over time. By letting go of the filters and returning back to bascis this discovery becomes possible. This post provides some notes as guideposts to discover what is always before us in every moment. Its just this.

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Pulling your way along the road to the Chilly

While running the mind can focus on so many different ways to run. In an effort to develop mindfulness, I explored a technique of focusing on the experience of pulling with the breath and the body while running.

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Training one day at a time

A training log preparing for the Chilly 1/2 Marathon and an appreciation for grass when my feet are still recovering from my long run. Mindful running seems a fair bit easier to practice on trails and grass due to the forced extra awareness of each step taken on uneven terrain.

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Room for Doubt in a Runner’s Journey?

What does the impact of doubt play in a runner’s long distance journey or someone training for a marathon? As shown in the documentary “Running the Sahara”, doubt was exhibited as needing to be controlled to allow each runner to reach his goals. Charlie Engle, Ray Zahab, and Kevin Lin together mastered this in running for 111 days straight across the entire Sahara desert for a total distance of over 170 marathons.

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