Motivation

Not really a first post – merely a few funny and /or motivational images for consideration!

A wise man (not Yoda) once said “Energy can be neither created nor destroyed, but can change form”.

The equation for triathlon would be something like:

(Action + perspiration) x Motivation = Dreams 

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When I think of a triathlon – it really is all just about scaling – really, all it is (without sounding cock-sure about this) – it is a bit of a swim, a bit of a cycle & a bit of a run … oh and of course, not drowning, falling & walking.

But in real terms, a triathlon, half-ironman, ironman, marathon, or whatever it is that you are trying to undertake is ultimately achievable – as long you put your mind & body to it – “success is 10 inspiration and 90 perspiration.”  

  • If a baby said, no, I can’t walk – would it never walk … end of story? No. The baby perseveres.
  • If a bird said, no, I can’t fly – would it just not fly?  No. The bird perseveres – except of course for the poor Dodo.

The same goes for Triathlon –

  • perseverance

  • training / preparation

  • physical health / conditioning

  • mental health / preparation

allows you to be in the best form as possible in time for race day.

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In addition to the above, there is of course time when the chips will be down or odds stacked in your favour – with a robust training programme, you will be in as best a possible position to succeed.

“Every great story on the planet happened when someone decided not to give up, but kept going no matter what.”

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The last image is more of a funny but one that made me laugh!

Triathlon isn’t an easy sport – it takes dedication, perspiration & motivation.

But the satisfaction* upon competing in a triathlon at the end is high.

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*Plus we get to wear lycra padded tri-suits!

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