Insights and Inspirations from how Sir Dave Brailsford led the INEOS 1:59 Team to break the 2-hour marathon One of running’s three great barriers On the 12th of October 2019, on a misty Saturday morning in Vienna, an athletic spectacle of historic proportions was about to unfold. Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya ran 26.2 miles in a once-inconceivable…

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Being fresh with good form before a race is important – you need to get your mind and body primed and ready to race. The primary goal in the final day before a race is to prime the body to perform at its peak level. Making sure all the body’s interconnected systems are functioning as…

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I use many different mediums to take on new information and recently listened to an interview with Sadguru on the London Real podcast. Sadguru book ‘Inner Engineering a yogi’s guide to joy’ comes across as pragmatic and grounded in common sense. A different perspective from an ancient wisdom to understand and add to the knowledge…

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It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who…

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Listening to Jim Collins on the Tim Ferris podcast last week, I was reminded of the elegant simplicity in which Colin’s frames complex subjects. In this case, the Hedgehog Concept. The concept of the three circles, or the Hedgehog Concept posited by Jim Collins, is a powerful framework for individuals looking to determine what they…

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Its mid-January and on Lac Leman in Switzerland it’s a clear sunny morning and +1.5°. A great morning for a row with my mate Craig. Forty-five minutes later I find myself upside down in 5°water, my feet trapped in my form fitting rowing shoes, and the first thing that pops into my head is the…

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