Impossible FM #012: “We Choose To Go To The Moon”


In today’s episode, I talk about the one of the reasons behind tomorrow’s big announcement and share a short speach that my friend Kurt sent me. It’s a video of John F. Kennedy at Rice University announcing the goal to go to the moon in 1962. It’s an inspiring speech, but one that also requires […]

Why The 10% of Your Brain Myth Is Probably A Little Bit True


I ran across this quote by Muhammad Ali the other day: You can hear Arnold Schwarzenegger quote him in this video, which is well worth watching if you have time: One of the things that always amazes me about the human body and mind is their ability to keep going. Despite what your mind tells you, you almost […]

Why I Started My Blog

The why behind what you do is often more important than what you actually do. Here’s my why. — A little over 4 years ago, I started a list. I was an out-of-work college grad, 9 months out of school who couldn’t get a job for the life of him. I had started a couple […]

A Few Updates on Cold Shower Therapy™

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Cold Shower Therapy™ (daily five minute cold showers) has become one of the most interesting things I’ve talked about since starting IMPOSSIBLE. I’ve received more stories and more hate mail about this one concept than about almost anything else I’ve written. Here’s the premise of CST: If you can’t do something uncomfortable and difficult for five […]

Impossible FM #011: Running Faster 5ks Using The Hit List Technique


Today’s podcast is an audio version of a blog post I wrote the other day called “how to run a faster 5k using the hit list technique“. I recently made up this game while running the highest marathon in Europe. I also share how you can use ramification and other similar techniques to lean in […]

How To Run A Faster Final 5k Using The Hit List Method

swiss alpine marathon

I just ran the Swiss Alpine marathon. It was one of the most beautiful races I’ve ever done. Hands down. It also took me way longer than any other marathon I’ve ever done – almost two hours longer. I’ll have a full race report this thursday, but it was intense brutal – just take a […]