Definition of “The Suck”

Definition of “The Suck”: From Rhod: I gave a speech today about “the suck” and things you can do to ensure your success when in it. Power point presentation is an effective tool, but I am a believer that the written word has the ability to go deeper. I therefore thought I would share my talk with our readers – hopefully you will get something out of...

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Injury Rehab

Injury Rehab From Jon In an earlier blog, Rhodri wrote about observations he made while watching his infant daughter move. He talked about how she naturally executes perfect squat movements without ever having to be taught to do so. She just does it. He also talked about how we somehow forget how (or lose the ability) to move functionally over time. This got me...

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Survival – skill or mindset?

Survival – skill or mindset? From Rhod: When I was 15 years old I took part in a two week survival exercise run by a former member of “The Regiment” formerly known as the Special Air Service (S.A.S). To spend that amount of time in the company of such an accomplished individual in an unforgiving environment (The Brecon Beacons in South Wales U.K. in the...

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Are You Getting Better Or Worse?

Are You Getting Better Or Worse? From Jon:   I was talking to a buddy of mine who is currently training for a big race coming up next year. He is one of those people that seems to always be checking off major accomplishments from his bucket list – big mountain climbs, cool vacations, learning another language or setting a new PR. I asked how he managed to...

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What Do I Really Need!!!!

What Do I Really Need!!!! I was at a huge national trade show this last week. Its focus was all-things-bicycling. There were amazing bikes and cool gear. It had the newest gadgets, lights and clothing. It was overwhelming to say the least. I am not throwing my “holier-than” card into the ring because I can be a total gear hound myself. However, they had a...

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