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Wrong

Four deadly things the herd loves

Fully stocked Movie Theater candy counter
So easy to indulge when you live in a first world country

 

The herd loves:

  • excess
  • distractions
  • medications
  • entertainment

The movement loves these things too, just differently.

In moderation.

And self-control.

Because the payoff is exponentially higher, which seems out of reach to the herd.

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Similar Differences

The three addictions most of us are unaware we have

staying active is part of Florida living
Horseback, bike, walk (see the person behind the horse’s head?)

 

Most of us are addicted to these three things:

1. Comfort
2. Convenience
3. Inactivity

So when we feel like cutting corners, making excuses, or quitting, the only thing we can do is ____________.

Life’s first two big choices covered for today, now the third big choice gets it’s shot here.

 

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USATF

The one thing missing from yesterday’s Olympic list?

This photo was taken as the sun set into the Gulf of Mexico…

dreaming

The one thing missing from yesterday’s Olympic list? Dreaming. Dreaming plants the seed, and helps us visualize the future…

But only crawling out of bed early, and putting in the blood, sweat, and tears will get you to a place where you can even remotely believe your resume is good enough.

Seven days…

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The great summer of 2012

Six things that won’t get you to the Olympics

Two days ago in the back of a cab to JFK airport…

London Olympics

Six things that won’t get anyone to the Olympics:

    1. Wishing
    2. Hoping
    3. Waiting
    4. Money
    5. Compromising
    6. Quitting

The 2012 London Olympics opening ceremonies were stunning last night. Makes a person wonder what’s the recipe for chasing Olympic sized Baby Boomer health dreams? Eight days…

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Uncategorized

Boost Your Willpower

The Road To Excellence Has No Finish Line

The road to excellence has no finish line.

This Everyday Health article basically says what I’ve been saying all along here at Lane 8:

  1. Pick one impossible goal, not several
  2. Start small
  3. Be creative with your motivation
  4. Find a million ways to keep it alive
  5. Don’t quit

Simple?  Yes.

Easy?  Not on your life.