Friday 23 March 2012

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind, than in the one where they sprung up

Quick video to cheer you up this morning and to set the proverbial mood around here:

How do you follow-up a great video like the one above?  We’ll with a pool side chat about kinesiophobia, that’s how you do it!  Fire up the Google Machine and read up a bit on wiki-i-know-everything-for ten-minutes…Done?!?

Cool were not going to talk about that anyways as our Crack Webz Research Team has chimed in with the following information:  “Why do I have to worry about the psychological factors that influence my injury rehab?  Shit Son I just ignore all the damn pain anyways!”  Just nod your head and keep reading on…(10 to 1 odds if you can find another blog-piece about kinesiophobia on the webz today!)

Its time to have a heart to heart:  You are not an athlete, truly gifted in your specific sport.  Our research shows that less than .10% of the population in the Milky Way fall into the “exceptionally good and get paid to do it” crowd.   You are an excellent mother/daughter and excellent father/son- definitely!  A weekend warrior?  Someone who pursues albeit nobly, misguided athletic pursuits?  Sadly yes.  “What in the heck is going on here today?”  Consider this:  On this blog-o-thing here last week alone 10000+ peeps wasted 4.45 minutes of their lives trying pull a few tidbits of information to use to better themselves as an athlete for that particular weekend. Four people realized that there is more to life…Our lives are fleeting: You are born and you will die someday.  The path between points A and B is so exciting and fulfilling, enjoy it.

Recoil in horror if you like and start beating the dog with a newspaper.  If we take time to zoom way-way out on our lives the time we spend worrying about prone running and Spartan Warrior Dashes become trivial, minute to some…not to others.  We like to think that if we zoomed out on your life we would see a big broad and pure smile from points A to B?  Not a broken body, empty containers of coconut water and race bibs.

There is a reason for our mindless rambling on this fine crisp morning…Next week sometime we will have written our 300th post.  What started as a small team of like-minded individuals sharing the simple pleasures of enjoying your family and being active has grown considerably over the past year.  We have stated before there are a wide range of peeps around here who share personal stories and hard-earned wisdom from day to day…We are self-proclaimed masters in the fine art of Tautology.  In one form or another this truism stands true:  You are enough.

The Plan-

Top Tip:  This is free and you’re welcome!?!

This wraps up our squatting coverage for the year!  Thanks for reading.

The Workout-

Remember what we spoke briefly about on Monday?  Good let’s get to work…

Trail Run/Swim/Hike/Bike/Walk…Not quickly but thoroughly Warm Up today.

Take 30 or so minutes to WORK UP to a one rep max Turkish Get Up (use your head here peeps – not as a place to drop the weight either!)

Trail Run/Swim/Hike/Bike/Walk…With Conviction and Purpose for however long you like.


Thank you for reading and stopping by for a moment.  The message presented today is vitally important to us here and hopefully you may be able to take something from it.  Explaining to your 7-year-old Son that you can’t play catch due to the fact that your close minded, harsh abuse to your body (all in the pursuit of some “vain” race bib) has left you crippled?!?  No way to live life A to B…Rest up this weekend, be safe and ENJOY!!!

18 Comments on “Friday 23 March 2012”

  1. rchackman says:

    That video is hilarious! TGIF

  2. bgddyjim says:

    I am enough, but I can do better – and that pursuit is what puts the smile on my face.

  3. I’m not sure if I should I say I’m proud to be a weekend warrior. Ha!

  4. Drunk monkeys…what could be better for a Friday? LOL! Was that a clip from Jersey Shore? From what I have heard, that clip sums up the entire show, drunk monkeys.

    Love your blog!

  5. graceyb says:

    Beautiful photo too!

  6. Alex says:

    I love the picture of the little guy…try sitting like that now and let me know how long you can do it for and how many things hurt once you get up!

  7. How can you not like a blgog post that has drunk monkeys?

  8. Asuma says:

    Yeah, that’s what real heart friends do! Like I’d slap and tell my best friend to wake up if she ever changed in the way she says she fears that she might in the future. Sometimes you just need someone to shake you up and see what you really want/need.

  9. Weird. I wrote about the same thing today. What are the odds? Oh, 10 to 1. duh. It’s a small world. After all.

  10. Congrats on #300…pretty awesome!

    Be encouraged!

  11. […] was reading another bloggers post (<—read it) this morning and it was talking about misguided adventures and family time. […]

  12. cruz2lose says:

    I have nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. : )
    I love the pic of the tree above!

  13. Roly says:

    LOL enjoy your humour

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