Guido Muller, Jack (Bear), jeff noel…minutes after Guido set a new Masters Track World Record in 2009…
Last week, Michael Sullivan of Gilbert, Arizona set an Indoor American and World Record in the M50-54 400m in 52.44 at the Masters Indoor Track & Field Indoor National Championships, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Had I been there, no doubt, I would have captured Michael’s world record, the same way jeff noel captured this one in 2009.
Are you crystal clear about why you do what you do?
Are you crystal clear about why you don’t do the things you do?
Most aren’t. It’s the difference between living “on purpose” or “going through the motions“.
Going through the motions doesn’t make a person bad, and it certainly doesn’t make a person thrive.
You have the opportunity to take a stand, for yourself, and live more on purpose than you ever have. Because if you don’t, it’s guaranteed that you will experience physical and psychological discomfort.
Not exercising feels rational and easy good at the time, but when you feel unhealthy, you realize you should exercise. There will never come a time when not exercising will suddenly bless you with good health.
Last weekend, I met with a great friend I’ve known for over a decade. He’s really smart and asks the best questions. Plus, he’s a great listener.
Long story short: While I was sharing the story on my 1982 cross-country bicycle trip, he came to a realization, and so did I.
When I said cross-country, the original intent was from one coast to the other. But for a variety of good reasons, it didn’t happen the way it was envisioned.
And for a moment, it started to feel like maybe I was misrepresenting the truth, and I questioned myself.
In summary, Derrick Redmond, an Olympic 400 meter runner, may tell people he ran in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, but that may not be the “truth”. You owe it to yourself to watch this, and then ask and answer the question that follows: