We humans don’t
like disruptions in our lives. We like to feel safe, secure, and comfortable.
That’s not necessarily a bad thing; in fact, it means we’re, well, human. This need
is hard wired into us through evolution with one...
Consistency is particularly hard during the long and exhausting season. Travel, cold weather, intense training, a lot of races, and having to balance school, friends, and ski racing can just plain wear you down.
What should you do the day before a race? Should you rest completely?
Take the day off? Ski a couple runs? Full length training? Hammer out some bike
intervals? Lift heavy? Lift light? Figuring out the best way to...
A large majority of our lives are run on habits. The habits
we form, whether consciously or unconsciously, will often dictate our long-term
outcomes. Reaching for a dessert every night after dinner is no problem every
once in a while,...