The questions I get asked the most usually revolve around the idea of quitting. People want to know the best way to deal with that “I’ll just stop now” feeling, and how to get past their own demons when it comes to settling for less.
The nature of a promise is that it remains immune to changing circumstance.
This week we’re focusing on the type of question rather than the question itself. In an age where consumers are spoilt and we’re told anything we want is attainable, we have adopted a picky attitude when it comes to exercise and the goals we want to achieve.
The idea of going on a ten day surf trip with three of your closest mates to uncrowded, 24 degree, crystal clear water is something as a surfer you dream of all your life.
We recently asked those who follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or who read our website, to email us any questions they have regarding training or diet. Over the next five weeks we will be selecting a few questions to answer that will hopefully help those who need it.
Now, it is clear that the decline of our society into a state of idleness must ultimately have an inability to face physical hardship as its cause: it is not due simply to the bad influence of this or that individual moment of laziness.
At times I have an idea or principle in my head that I feel close to articulating, but for some reason or another am unable to formulate it how I would like to. I know I just have to hold onto the thought, to refine it, and eventually the pieces will fall into place.
Food occupies an enormous part of our psyche. We measure time by it, we celebrate occasions with it, we are often at war with it. So how do we learn to manage the problem food has become for so many of us?