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Do you struggle with pacing?

Have a lead foot? Do you struggle with pacing? Do you go so hard that you need a rest for 2 minutes during the workout? Do you hit that redline that leaves you overheated on the side of the road with the others passing you by? It’s infinitely more difficult to recover once you have…

⁣The obstacle is the path.

We all run into obstacles in our training. Most will stop at the first sight of a road block, others become hyper critical of themselves. Few recognize that obstacles are opportunities to enhance a skill. It’s beneficial to analyze your performance and see where the deficiencies are, then pick 1 or 2 skills and practice….

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Being too young to workout is an antiquated fitness myth.

1. This is a myth that has been disproven. Please read this NY Times article https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/24/phys-ed-the-benefits-of-weight-training-for-kids/ about the birth of this myth and you will see that the correlation was tenuous at best from the beginning. There is no evidence that strength training will “stunt your growth.” As to the ideal age to start weight…