Tripolar- an Amazing and Inspirational Recovery Story

I just read the book TRIPOLAR: The Story of a Bipolar Triathlete, by Tim Davis. This is a very inspirational book, much more than the title indicates. Tim had a very difficult childhood and became addicted to alcohol and some serious drugs as an adult. His recovery is an amazing testament to the power of … Continue reading Tripolar- an Amazing and Inspirational Recovery Story

Strength Training Boosts Endurance Performance

There is a well known rule of thumb that an interference effect exists between strength and endurance training: If you are trying to get bigger muscles by strength training, adding endurance training into the mix will slow the process down. If you are trying to improve your endurance performance, throwing strength training can interfere with … Continue reading Strength Training Boosts Endurance Performance

Techniques For Self-Transformation: Inspirational Reading

In a previous post I discussed the idea of a transformational path where you train your mind to help bring out the best version of yourself. Meditation is one of the main techniques for this, but there are what Eknath Easwaran refers to as "allied disciplines" that can support your efforts. I'll cover some of … Continue reading Techniques For Self-Transformation: Inspirational Reading