A Lesson In Failure: My Time With The Royal Marines

The infamous ‘Bottom Field’ assault course had triumphed. Its obstacles stood peaceful having claimed four new victims. Each muscle in my leg gave out a sigh, in both relief and upset. My determined thrashing had stopped. But I was gutted…   I gazed over the Exeter Estuary as the morning sun bathed the view ahead. I … Continue reading A Lesson In Failure: My Time With The Royal Marines

3 Interesting Insights Into The Tarahumara Running Culture

How about a game of football? Over the distance of 100 miles...  I am intrigued by the Tarahumara lifestyle. Numerous studies have honed in on their hardened culture and endless endurance. Most famous of those - Christopher McDougall’s Born To Run. And Reading it prompted me to run further down the trail of interesting information. … Continue reading 3 Interesting Insights Into The Tarahumara Running Culture

What does the David Goggins Story teach us about Mental Toughness?

The inspirational story of David Goggins and how it can help us as runners? David Goggins is known to many as the hardest man in the world. He didn’t earn that reputation lightly. He has had a variety of accomplishments, such as overcoming obesity to join the highly trained US Navy Seals, running multiple endurance … Continue reading What does the David Goggins Story teach us about Mental Toughness?