I have always been naturally thin (except on my swimming days when I worked super hard to bulk up). But being thin doesn't mean being lean. Being lean has to do with the amount of body fat and lean muscle our bodies have. It has nothing to do with how much we weigh (When I... Continue Reading →
Are you your worst enemy?
Back in 1999 I was a good swimmer. I thought of myself as a super swimmer (my ego was a little bit bigger than it is now). I had already won a world championship, at 27 I became the oldest member in our National Swim Team ever, I helped our team to earn a couple of... Continue Reading →
Importance of Speed Work and Interval Training for any distance you want to Run
Most of us can come up with plenty of reasons to avoid speed work: we might say it hurts; it increases our chances of picking up an injury; it makes us too tired for our other runs… the list is endless. The thing is, they’re all unnecessary fears. What’s more, whether you want to beat... Continue Reading →
Are you settling for less?
There is a prerequisite for reaching our many goals, and making all of our dreams come true: We can accept nothing less. Sometimes, we fill our emptiness with things that are not what we really want. Maybe we accept the career that’s easier and safer for us instead of taking the risk and putting in... Continue Reading →
Want to build your confidence up? 12 Steps to help you be a more confident you
I get it. Some people seem to be born with more confidence than others. I used to be very insecure and I used to dream of being able to go out and live the life I wanted. Make things happen for me. But, when it came to the actual doing my confidence was nowhere to... Continue Reading →
Go beyond your limits. Here is how
“Training for a race is like riding a roller coaster -- you experience highs and lows, ups and downs, and more peaks and troughs than the New York Stock Exchange”. Chrissie Wellington, 4-time World Ironman Champion Most of us rarely utilize our full physical capability so it’s hard to imagine where our real limits reside.... Continue Reading →
Want to lose weight?
I have talked about this topic in one of my previous blogs, and since it is one of those subjects that are constantly in conversations, media, and pretty much everywhere you turn your head towards I decided to update it here. I had an eating disorder when I was 19 years old. I was lucky enough to... Continue Reading →