His heart was racing, his hands were sweaty and he knew this was going to be his one chance to impress the great Michael Jordan. He was not going to let this opportunity slip.Read More
It has been called the hardest competition on the planet.
The Insight Race Across America, also known as RAAM, is a 3,000-mile non-stop bike race from one end of the United States to the other – more than 36% longer than the Tour de France.
But as the cyclists did their final preparations for the 2004 race, their fear was not the pain they would face over the full week of biking. Their fear was of the seemingly inhuman winner of last year’s race, Jure Robic.Read More
t was January 2014 and I was in complete agony.
One week earlier I had set a new diet plan for myself. I was slowly starting to climb the ranks of the Spartan Race and I needed something to give me an extra edge.
A friend of mine who owns a gym suggested that I try a new thing called the “Paleo Diet for Athletes”. It was a relatively new diet at the time – at least for use by athletes – and it was completely non-conventional.
It advocated that I cut what were the staples of my diet – pasta, oatmeal, peanut butter, etc. – and replace them with non-processed foods like meat, fruit and nuts.Read More
“What can I do I set myself up for success?”
A simple question that was asked by one of the subscribers to Willpowered.
My answer – it’s all about getting the morning routine right.
Think about willpower like a phone battery. You charge it overnight while you sleep, then wake up to a “full battery” in the morning. Then throughout the day as you use willpower to eat healthy, be productive at work, and finally get around to cleaning, you use up your “battery”.Read More
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle.
Success is a lot of small things done well, day after day.
What seems like an overnight success is usually a very long time in the making. It is from people who establish the right habits, then execute them over and over.
So I wanted to share with you the top 10 habits that have been scientifically proven to give you incredible willpower!Read More