The Ritual of Exercise

“Discomfort is the price of admission to a meaningful life.”

Susan David,

During her TED talk entitled, ‘The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage.’

There’s a problem with ‘modern’ gym training: you’re expected to leave your brain at the door. In reality, whether this is a good or bad thing is irrelevant; it’s not actually possible. Your mind has a habit of following you everywhere and demands to be involved in everything.

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Chris Bradford Versus Steve McKinnon: Powerplay 36

Chris Bradford meets one of the world’s best cruiserweight kickboxers on Saturday, May 12 of next year. He sits down to tell JARROD BOYLE all about it.

What made you decide to have another fight?

As a fighter, you never really quit the fight. It’s always in you: when you wake, when you sleep, when you walk. It’s instinctively in your blood. The thrill of fighting is something that can never be duplicated. There are only a handful of opportunities like this one to come along in your life. 

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The Exercise Room: Exercise and Travel

Today’s discussion on ABC FM ‘Life Matters’ about how to mitigate the effects of long-haul travel and whether or not you should exercise on holiday (silly question)…

First things first: travel knocks you around. Best case, you’ve been sitting down for a long time in an uncomfortable position. Worst case, you’ve also had your circadian rhythms thrown out by a change in time zone, and that’s going to confuse you.

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