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Mind Games - The Power of Positive Thinking

The four minute mile is the most famous example of a purely mental barrier. Athletes for generations strived and failed to achieve the ultimate goal - indeed it was widely considered to be physically impossible.

However, as soon as Roger Bannister proved it could be done on May 6th 1954 a flood of runners who now knew it was possible emulated his feat. Steve Scott achieved ‘the impossible’ over 100 times during his career and in 1994, Eamonn Coghlan became the first man over the age of 40 t...

Posted by Kevin M of Rundamentalists under General on 1 October 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Top 5 Most Motivating Albums For Your Workout Routine

Marcela De VivoMarcela De Vivo is a freelance writer from the Los Angeles area who works with music streaming company, covering everything from music industry news to marketing, tech, and health. As a fitness lover, she exercises daily and always tries to incorporate music into her daily routine. 

Sometimes, getting through a tough workout requires an extra push. An excellent playlist can help motivate you to start and finish a particularly challenging routine. Not only does good music serve as a b...

Posted by Marcela De Vivo of Marcela De Vivo under General on 20 June 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Recommended Reading: Motivation and avoiding procrastination

A lack of motivation and a tendency to procrastinate are something we have all been guilty of at some point in our lives, and both of these will stop you from getting your stuff done that you need to do.  

Colour coded squats ChallengeProcrastination and a lack of motivation not only have a negative impact on your fitness if you don’t get off the sofa to go and work out, but these behaviours can also have a detrimental effect on your productivity and mental health in the other aspects of your life. Whether it’s creating...

Posted by Adrian K under General on 26 May 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

What is healthy?

What is healthy? Is it how much you lift, run, hours in the gym? Check out this guest post from Strength in Freedom which is tackling that age old question: What is healthy?

Sloane PI’m Sloane, and I normally blog over at Strength in Freedom. I write about my journey to health, happiness, and balance. As a 20-something former Division 1 athlete, and a type-A overachiever finding peace with myself and my body, developing a healthy relationship with exercise and food, and maneuvering my way through an...

Posted by Sloane P of Strength in Freedom under Yoga, General on 26 February 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Guest Blog: Tough times never last...

When injury strikes it can be devasting to an athlete, no one knows this better than Sinead Kennedy - psysiotherapist, triathlete, pilates instructor and blogger! Here's her experience from when injury took her out of the game:

Things go wrong so that you can appreciate them when they are right.That includes injury!!

I recently found out the hard way, that over-training leads to fatigue, which leads to accidents. In my case a broken leg in an Adventure Race in April. I can blame the weath...

Posted by Sinead Kennedy of Sinead Kennedy under Running, General on 30 August 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »



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