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Why can’t I get that job, man of my dreams? Why can’t I lose 10kgs? Try this 7 S strategy to go from good to great!
STRENGTHEN YOUR STRENGTHS We live in a world that says we should always be working on our weaknesses but this just encourages mediocrity. For example: if you are not great at climbing,
Anne-Marije Rook I recently joined a group of highly skilled mountain bikers on a trip to Sedona –a mountain biking paradise in the Arizona dessert. From pro Enduro racers to mountain bike instructors, these women were a great bunch to shred with and learn from. As the only rider in the bunch who hasn’t (yet) fully switched to the “dirtside”, I learn something new every time I go out for a mountain bike ride. 1. Come as you are With a laid-back, nature-loving and come-as-you-
Forget Countdown, crosswords and quizzes; all we need to do is ride. Improved spatial memory, thinking skills, attention and decision making. Sex, dark chocolate, Omega-3’s and exercise are all ways to grow brain cells (or neurogenesis as the men in the white coats call it). There’s only so much omega-3 and dark chocolate we can have though, so it’s good to hear that mountain biking has got us covered. While our muscles obviously get a workout every time we ride, our brains a
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I was a fortunate beginner mountain biker. I had a great teacher: he was patient and willing to explain everything to me. Everything. But maybe you don’t have someone right beside you to tell you some of these things… so I’ll be there for you. Here are 10 not-so-obvious tips that you, as a beginner biker, need to know: 1. You do not wear underwear under your lycra shorts. I thought I was the only person who had ever done this. It
"But I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner." ~ John Donne Have you ever wanted something so badly, for so long, trying so hard to get it, but failing miserably? Have you ever set goals and objectives that you didn’t reach? Or have you ever wondered why you keep repeating the same patterns of behavior over and over again and therefore keep getting the same pitiful results? All of us at one point or another go through these phases. In fact, many of us go thr