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Maybe It's Impossible

Dear Boomers, the first and most important rule of exercise

Seattle ship yard
We are taught to carry the heaviest load we can stand

 

The first and most important rule of Baby Boomer exercise.

Plan for nothing to go the way you think it will.

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Ever Think Like This?

Planning ahead doesn’t always work, but…

Disney's Jungle Cruise poster
The jungle doesn’t care what our plans are

 

Planning ahead doesn’t always work, but it’s better than the alternative.

Some things in life are so simple we dismiss them.

This is our greatest opportunity – to make common sense common in our life.

Road trip to Iowa: early days, which are also long days. No time for exercise.

Anticipating this I planned for today and tomorrow to be planned rest days. No guilt. Only joy in seeing a plan come together.

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The great summer of 2012

Never saw it coming is a big reason people quit

Disneyland Resort
Disneyland Resort...Disneyland Paris
running in France
it was better than no run at all

Never saw it coming is a big reason people quit. Case in point. Two weeks ago I spent a week in Paris…only ran 15 minutes. The past week nursing a severe head cold…huge wrench in running plans. Falling two weeks behind compared to where I’ve been working years to get back to…just another day in paradise.

Don’t quit. Even when things happen you never saw coming. Be flexible. Adapt. Stay healthy, have fun.

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The great summer of 2012

Why slow and steady is the best advice

USAir Paris
USAir Paris to Charlotte, NC

Why is slow and steady the best advice? Because set backs and challenges are always going to appear when you least expect it. Pushing too fast and expecting too much too soon sets us up for good reasons to quit.

Was in Paris the past week and what I thought would happen, didn’t. What I didn’t think would happen, did…

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