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I recently read this article by James Clear.  So if success is linked to grit then why do we spend all this time wanting to find our passion? Why not develop our grit? Why not spend time developing our staying power? Well maybe because we believe the short cuts we are sold. If only weContinue reading “Insert catchy title here”


Most of us have seen the photo. Kulhavy waiting for Sauser to win the sprint. They knew what was required and they knew what it would take. They had a plan that matched the desired outcome. They had planned this scenario. How many of us have the same insight? Or do we leave it upContinue reading “Specificity”

A tale of two braais

Two weekends in a row now I have braaied for dinner. That is pretty unusual for us. When I get the opportunity I do love it but it does not present itself that often. The contrast of the two last weekends made me think. The first we were camping in Porterville at 22 Waterfalls. IContinue reading “A tale of two braais”

Enduroman SA Taper

Yesterday was spent going through my final list of preparations for Saturday. With all the warm weather recently I was expecting to deal with some serious heat on the bike. Not good news after a winter of cold and wet. Well it seems like the Norwegian weather gurus predict otherwise: Arm warmers, Buff and windproofContinue reading “Enduroman SA Taper”

More Core sessions

This last weekend was another two days of core workouts in my preparation for Enduroman SA. Saturday I met Geddan Ruddock of Franschoek Cycles, Ed from Atlantic Triathlon Club and new twitter friends for part two of the bike course. The 3km climb was sobering and set the tone for what is going to beContinue reading “More Core sessions”

Week Summary 24 Jan – 2 Feb 2014

So why post what I did last week? The week started with a rest day on Monday. Tuesday was a double: trail run in Newlands Forest in the morn. Swim squad in the afternoon. Wednesday was easy with only a swim. Thursday another double with trail run up Mowbray Ridge in the morn and swimContinue reading “Week Summary 24 Jan – 2 Feb 2014”

How to survive the Pick and Pay Argus cycle Tour 2014:

Entries for next year’s Argus have sold out in a record 6 days! The only way you can still get a place on the start line now is to get a charity entry. Assuming that you have raised enough Randelas for dying pandas in Mexico you can now turn your attention to how to getContinue reading “How to survive the Pick and Pay Argus cycle Tour 2014:”