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What's your wellness breakthrough goal for 2019? health goals new years resolution the pain free athlete Jan 16, 2019

“If I [fill in the blank], my wellness would skyrocket, positively impacting several aspects of my health and life.”

Breakthrough goals are common in the business world. However, I had never heard the term until working with my coach on my goals for the new year. It is defined this...

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Who's in Charge of Your Health? heal yourself healing chronic pain health health goals self healing Apr 19, 2016

My mother's doctor told her that she had six months to live. She followed her doctor’s prediction and died within that time period. A client informed me it would take a year to recover from his plantar fasciitis. He didn’t make any progress until 12 months had passed. My own doctor...

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Knowing When to Let Go of a Sports Goal athletic injury character strengths health goals pain free athlete racing self-compassion the pain free athlete Jun 17, 2014

Balloon Letting go is hard. In my experience, it is much more difficult to coach someone to postpone participation in an event than to continue ahead with strenuous training. I've also struggled with this personally. Consider this . . .

July 15, 2011 - It is the day before cross-country...

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Flow Experiences, the Zone and Optimal Performance alignment exercises health goals outdoor activity skill the pain free athlete Mar 19, 2013

Flow is the state of optimal experience when the body and mind are pushed to the limit to complete a difficult task. It is these moments that bring us happiness and fulfillment in our lives.

Flow is an intrinsic experience of our own making that is not dependent on outside factors. It is a source...

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Align Personal Values with New Year's Resolutions health goals new years resolution self self healing self-discipline the pain free athlete Dec 03, 2012

In case you missed my article in the Los Alamos Daily Post it is reprinted below.

Every April in New Mexico I observe hundreds of people walking many miles on Good Friday before Easter to El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine. As I scan the crowd it is clear that for the majority of the crowd...

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Plan Your Holiday Training Camp exercise health health goals self training Nov 27, 2012

 

 

For athletes with a day job the holiday break away from work can provide extra training time. A training camp is simply consecutive days of participating in a sport(s). It is an excellent way for master athletes who generally have limited training time to give their fitness a...

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Become an Intuitive Eater to Lose Weight balance diet heal yourself health goals healthy self Sep 20, 2012

Losing weight is hard. There are many factors that contribute to excess pounds. In researching approaches to weight loss I have found the principles explained in "Intuitive Eating" by Evelyn Tribole, M.S., R.D. and Elyse Resch, M.S., R.D., F.A.D.A. very useful. Just last month a third edition of...

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Protein and Exercise - How Much Should You Eat? athlete diet health health goals healthy Jun 06, 2012

Protein seems to be the most misunderstood of the food nutrients. And it is no wonder with the popularity of high protein diets, protein powders, bars, and so on. Since I am not a dietitian I will share some of the sound advice offered by sports nutritionist and author Nancy Clark, MS, RD...

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Ten Tenets of Wellness health health goals self healing wellness wellness coaching May 09, 2012

What is wellness? Many have tried to define it and several models have been developed to explain the components. Michael Arloski, PhD, PCC, a licensed psychologist and professional certified coach created the Ten Tenets of Wellness. Not a model but foundational principles for changing lifestyle...

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5 Reasons Your New Year's Resolutions May Have Failed goal health goals new years resolution self self-compassion the pain free athlete Feb 14, 2012

It is just over six weeks since January 1 and you began practicing your New Year’s Resolutions. How are you doing in adopting healthier behaviors? If you haven’t accomplished what you set out to do, take heart, you are not alone. It’s said that one-third of New Year’s...

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