Inhale: goodness, joy, peace Exhale: negativity, fear, doubt Breath to Breath Evolve Breath is metabolic fire. It is the oxygen inhaled during each breath that metabolizes ingested food to produce usable energy. It’s every exhale that removes waste produced from these chemical reactions keeping our systems balanced. Breath moves us from moment to moment […]Read More Breath
That’s a surf break called K38 in Mexico. Beautiful isn’t it? We’ll come back to its significance shortly…. First though some thoughts on the word “push” Push as a verb: exert force on (someone or something), typically with one’s hand, in order to move them away from oneself or the origin of the force. Push […]Read More Pushing…
The morning was cold. The swim was shortened to 750 meters due to a difference between the air and water temperatures. The air was colder than the water by 10 degrees. Officials were concerned that too much time in the already cold water – into the colder air – could cause hypothermia. I didn’t get […]Read More London
Monday morning I woke and something had changed. I had a lightness and excited confidence in my being. The path ahead was crystal clear I woke, and it was race week. We’ve reached it. The final countdown. A goal set over one year ago Is within sight. The core of me The part that rules me […]Read More Race Week
This whole week I have not been feeling like myself. I’ve been frustrated and fed up with both body and mind. It’s taken a lot to get here. I’m not rich and I’m not sponsored. My support system has come from my family, friends, coworkers, and my own working hands. But they did it, we […]Read More Being Here.
The Blue Rooster.Read More London Sights I
I recently experienced an extreme bout of glycogen depletion. Glycogen keeps your muscles moving and brain functioning – when you run out of it you “bonk” or “hit the wall”… actually in the 1960s, it was determined that the major source of carbohydrate during exercise was the muscle glycogen stores. It was demonstrated that the capacity […]Read More Glycogen, holding back, and heading off…