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How To Get To The CrossFit Games As A Master

Occasionally I feature posts from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are my thoughts, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). Enjoy this post by Bruce Young, an incredible individual, CrossFit Masters Athlete (2015 CF Games Competitor) and someone who I’ve had the pleasure of coaching over the past couple of years.   How To Get To The Games As A Masters Athlete   Have Support At Home * Being in good relationships with at least one person who really […]


GPF: 5 Simple Tips To Free Yourself From Perfectionism

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are my thoughts, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). Enjoy this post from TheFeelGoodLifestyle.com, written by editor Pia Savoie   Simple Tips To Free Yourself From Perfectionism “The Crippling Effect of Perfectionism How good is good enough? For some, good enough doesn’t even figure. There are only two options: perfection or total and complete failure. Although it’s essential to dream big, perfection […]


GPF: What Type Of Emotional-Style Do You Have?

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are my thoughts, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). Here’s a snippet of tips by Jim Taylor, originally posted HERE on PsychologyToday.com “Sports can evoke a wide range of emotions, from inspiration, pride, exhilaration, and satisfaction, to fear, frustration, anger, and panic, often in a very short time span during training or competition. Your ability to perform consistently is often determined by the […]


GPF: Mastering High-Pressure Moments

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site come from my brain, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). Here’s a snippet of tips by Trevor Moawad, vice president of pro and elite sports for EXOS (formerly known as Athletes’ Performance). How To Achieve Positive Results Under Pressure “1. Pressure is a reflection of ambition. Moawad attributes this quote to legendary track star Michael Johnson, with whom he worked for 10 years. The […]


GPF: All Passions Aren’t Created Equal

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site come from my brain, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). Here’s a snippet of the post written by Kathryn Britton – It features thoughts from the President of the International Positive Psychology Association, Robert Vallerand. What About Passion?   “First, What is Passion? In a recent paper, Dr. Vallerand defined passion as, “a strong inclination towards a self-defining activity that […]


GPF: Why High Achievers Struggle To Overcome

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site come from my brain, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). Enjoy this post by Joe Girard about why even the best can struggle to reach their potential. Why do high achievers struggle with their mindset and breaking through next level barriers? “High Achievers need to become more vulnerable The biggest lesson I’ve learned personally in the past few years […]


GPF: The Habits of Highly Effective People

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site come from my brain, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). Let’s take a look at the thought below from the book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE HABIT 5: SEEK FIRST TO UNDERSTAND, THEN TO BE UNDERSTOOD “Communication is the most important skill in life. You spend years learning […]


GPF: Why Most Self-Talk Doesn’t Work

It’s “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature insight from individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are written about me, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). I love this post, and couldn’t wait to share it. This was written by Darren Vesterfelt and was originally posted here (if you want to read the whole thing). Why Most Positive Self Talk Doesn’t Work And What to Do About It “Recently, I heard something that made me rethink my un­challenged love for positive self […]


GPF: When Are You Unstoppable?

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips and insight from individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are written about me, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). I select witty and honest pieces, that give practical advice. Enjoy the post below from Black Wolf CrossFit’s owner Ben Jocz. It was originally posted here. I Am Unstoppable “This started as just a writing exercise but I think it maybe could be useful to someone. I’ve been in a funk lately. […]


GPF: 10 Inspiring Quotes for Uninspiring Times

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips and stories from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are written about me, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). I select witty and honest pieces, that give practical advice. Enjoy the post below from Marc and Angel Hack Life – Practical Tips for Productive Living. It was originally posted here. “Just a little dose of inspiration for those moments when you need it most. Your best music is […]


GPF: 8 Lessons From The “Peaceful Warrior”

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips and stories from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are written about me, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). I select witty and honest pieces, that give practical advice. Enjoy this post by Mark Denicola from CollectiveEvolution.com. “There are countless movies we could all think of that feature a great deal of truth, consciousness and even powerful messages. One of the movies on that list, and one of […]


GPF: What’s Your Mindset?

It’s time for “Guest Post Friday!” On Fridays, I feature tips and stories from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. All of the other posts on this site are written about me, so I like to share different perspectives (especially so that you don’t get too tired of my ramblings). I select witty and honest pieces, that give advice that you can implement immediately. Enjoy the post written by Coach Mark Schwab and originally published on CrossFit Sioux Fall’s website. Mindset “Lack of belief is detrimental. Wasting time looking ahead or over-analyzing the past is hurtful to consistent performance. There […]