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Dear Son

Train for ‘how to’ and develop for ‘have to’

Disney Customer Service Speaker
Rare photo of two Disney Legacy name tags together.

 

What’s the difference between a lifetime of personal vibrancy and a lifetime without vibrancy?

Development.

Parents train (instruct) their kids how to do things, like brushing and flossing their teeth.

But few parents develop their kids to understand why you have to brush and floss for a lifetime.

When was the last time you flossed? You. Yes you. When?

Ok, when was the last time you flossed daily for an entire year?

Now can you hear me?

Training (aka teaching) is not the same as development (coaching).

  • Training is tangible.
  • Development is intangible.

Training only tells me what to do each day.

Development is what convinces me to actually find the commitment to do it every single day.

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This website is about our BODY. To read today’s post about our SPIRIT, click here.

 

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How Much Is Enough?

Cross training National Park style

St Mary Lake boat trip
Sitting on the dock of the bay…no wait…

 

St Mary Lake boat trip
Little Chief.

 

St Mary Lake boat trip
St Mary Lake is 11-miles long.

 

St Mary Lake boat trip
Stunning views.

 

St Mary Lake boat trip
Awe inspiring.

 

St Mary Lake boat trip
From the bow, panorama.

 

St Mary Falls hike
The hike begins to St Mary Falls.

 

Yesterday our water “taxi” departed at 10:15am. Thirty minutes later, we reached our destination and hiked five miles as a Ranger-led group of 20. We gained 500 feet elevation. Fifty stories up and 50 down.

 

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This website is about our physical health. To easily leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s spiritual health website, click here.

 

On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

 

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Video Sharing

Out of nowhere, a way to mix it up at the gym

 

Greasing the neurological groove.

Thank you to Craig Nickoloff for the share yesterday.

The rule is simple. After each exercise, you should not feel tired, you should still feel refreshed.

Changed up the reps i normally do, but didn’t change the weight.

Not only physiologically stimulating, but also psychologically invigorating.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

This website is about our physical health. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s spiritual health website, click here.

 

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Comeback 2015

Setbacks are gifts even if they don’t seem so

Filed near Tibet Butler Nature Preserve
A few days ago looking north. The far tree line behind the five sticks, shades the sidewalk i use as a track.

 

We are given setbacks to keep us honest.

Yesterday’s track workout was the first in 11 days. And this morning is day nine of a 10-day Amoxicillin prescription.

To lose 11 days speed training with two big track meets in the next two months is a decent setback.

Am grateful it wasn’t from an injury, which might make competing in Nationals and Worlds out of the question.

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Comeback 2015

It’s almost scary how well some can read their body

Anger from Disney Pixar Inside Out
Anger from Disney Pixar Inside Out.. don’t be angry at setbacks.

 

Am i an expert at my health?

i should be, right?

We all should be.

Being sick the past few days and being able to feel and recognize the daily improvement each morning is astonishing.

As fine tuned as being able to feel the difference two pounds gained or lost feels.

It’s impossible to believe in if you’ve never experienced it. But focus and discipline will get you there, if you want to go.

Disney taught me to over manage the things i used to under manage or ignore.

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