5, December 2016

Second Wind Magazine: Get Mental To Get Better

Then we tend to head to the third stage where we “just ride”. We get into a rut, we keep doing the same thing over and over because, well, we like doing it, and we stop challenging ourselves. And there’s the difference between the pros and the elites you know that can drop you like a lead balloon. Those folk are constantly seeking out new ways to get better, to get tougher and get faster.

They embrace the pain and they embrace the concept of making mistakes. Like a great pianist, they’re not just going through the easy stuff, they’re playing Mozart and Bach three times a week, numbing their legs and toughening their minds.

Read my new article on Second Wind Magazine here.

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