What Are You Willing To Give Up?


What are you willing to give up? The world talks about what they want They talk about following your passion. Living the dream and a bunch of other cliches. But nobody every talks about what they’re willing to give up. Ask someone what they want (if they can actually answer that question) and you’ll get […]

Impossible Case Study: Sir Roger Bannister and The Four-Minute Mile

Bannister's Mile

Sir Roger Bannister was the first man to run a mile in under four minutes. Up until he did it in 1954, most people thought four-minute mark was impossible to break. They thought the human body couldn’t physically go that fast – that it would collapse under the pressure. No-one could run a mile in […]

The Pomodoro Technique


Whether you’re big into business, fitness, or gritness, you’ve probably come up against one of the main roadblocks in achieving the impossible: procrastination. Procrastination crops up everywhere: If you’re getting into running, often the hardest thing is getting your shoes on and getting out the door. If you work from home, you drown in email […]

An Act of Discipline

This is an act of discipline. I’m retraining myself to write here twice a week regardless. Tuesday, Thursday – set in stone. That’s the schedule. I’m not sending this post out via email & I probably won’t tweet this, but I’m writing it down and making it public. I’ve got a lot of things coming […]

Impossible Case Study: Sir Ernest Shackleton and The Trans-Antarctic Expedition


This is the first in a series of case studies on adventurers, athletes and historical men and women who pushed their limits and challenged the status quo in order to the impossible and do things no one had ever done before. Enjoy. — Ernest Shackleton was one of the main polar explorers of the Heroic […]

The Surprising Purpose of Pain


Most people want to avoid pain. It’s uncomfortable, it hurts, and it’s not really fun. Unfortunately, I’ve decided in my life, that I don’t get the luxury of avoiding pain. Being an athlete, you’re constantly exposed to pain. It happens when you push the limits of what you’re capable of. Every time you decide to […]