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Positive Thinking – Optimism – And Mental Toughness

“Think it and you can achieve it.” “Positive thoughts bring positive results.” “Likes attract likes – so thinking positive attracts positives.” The Power of Positive Thinking The Law of Attraction The Secret What do those items have in common? Some … Continue reading

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Running is Play

As adults we forget things. Things that are important. We grow up and tend to see everything as work. We work hard at our careers. We work at relationships. We work hard in our training. All of this in the … Continue reading

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Doing it for the Challenge

So, I got to thinking the other day. Yes, this does happen from time to time. And no, it’s not always a good thing. Anyway, I got to thinking about a comment I hear over and over again from athletes … Continue reading

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Now, now…

It’s funny how our minds work. Of course our brains never seem to stop zooming all over the place (ok I admit, maybe it’s just me). First we are thinking of the things we have to do (future) then we … Continue reading

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The 4-Minute Mindset – New Series Coming Soon

Greetings All! Soon I will be releasing a new video blog series called the 4-Minute Mindset. Each segment will focus on one specific aspect of mental toughness – YOUR mental game. From the ability to focus and distractibility; from stress … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Pacing Experts

I’ve written on this topic before but when prime examples come up it’s always nice to plug the concept. Pacing – EVEN pacing – for distance runners has been shown to be the most efficient and effective manner in racing … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Summer Retreat

There are still slots available in both the youth and adult camps. We already have 6 states represented (Runners from 8 different states attended last year.) Sign up now – the deadline is coming! The youth camp (8th-12th grades) will … Continue reading

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