Sometimes, when you're training, it's okay to cry. And sometimes, it's inappropriate and manipulative. Let's look at when it's not a great move to cry and you should find other modes of expression.
When you start to learn something, sometimes you get one part right and forget two others. It seems to take a while to come together. Why is this and what can we learn from how we learn?
Sometimes we don't win, we don't get the prize, we don't achieve our goals. What then? Sometime I pout and sometimes I am better for it. I'll let you guess which is more productive.
In thinking on the grapplers who allegedly raped a female teammate, I'm trying to understand how people can do this - how we justify our behaviors, big or small, and what questions to ask ourselves.
What kind of competitor are you? Do you like to be head-to-head or out in front? Or do you avoid competition? I was recently confronted with my own psyche and I'm ready to keep exploring.
I learned a brand new term this week: multiplier. Everyone has one, and knowing it and using it can make all the difference in your success. What is it? I'll explain what it is and how to apply it.
I fell out of my good habits over the holidays and started beating myself up over it, making myself feel worse. So I wrote myself a letter and I'm letting go of my excuses and moving forward.
The Marines know a thing or two about discipline. But what they also know is discipline comes through breaking you down, pushing you, and through failure. Success can't happen without failure first.
I wrote recently on how I don't like to accept help, in or out of the gym. I thought about why and came up with 3 reasons. If we look at these, I bet we'll become better athletes (and people).
Sometimes I say no to help, when I really should say yes. I've thought about this in terms of athletics and realized it's held me back from both learning and forming personal bonds. Just say yes!
Motivation is a key contributor to success for both individual athletes and teams. Motivated athletes are critical to any coach’s success. But what is it and where does it come from?
You might have heard that your goals for 2013 should be realistic and achievable. In my experience, however, setting extreme goals can help you find a healthy medium if you do it the right way.
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