Do you have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? Are you geared towards learning, discovering, self-betterment, and continuously improving your craft? Or, do you strive to maintain the appearance of being highly skilled and focus on avoiding failure at all costs?
Do you have a positive journaling habit? A key habit that can help us sustain high productivity is a short, daily journal based upon the tenets of high-performance and positive psychology.
What’s your relationship to Stress? Hans Selye was the man who coined the term “stress”. Most languages have now accepted his concept of stress into the lexicon of most languages. Selye was born in Vienna and raised in in Komarno, Slovakia which at that time belonged to the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. He later conducted most of … Continued
I’m often asked what I do to stay fit now that I’m no longer training for the Olympics or adventure expeditions. My focus has shifted to growing my business ventures, so that I can serve my growing family. In truth, compared to my athletic career, I ‘workout’ quite minimally. Instead I aim to incorporate physical … Continued
What has been most challenging on the ocean row to date? Video: Biggest Challenge on the Row Can you provide a video of you rowing? Video: Sample Rowing across the Atlantic I read that you have broken your spare oars – is this true? Video: Broken Oars How vigorously are you rowing? Is it similar … Continued
Do 5-20 of each exercise. Hold plank till failure, then rest. Repeat set up to 3 times. Jumping jack squats Plyometric jump (onto hotel bed/stool) Stool step-up (minus weights on stool in room) Lateral Squats Pushups Pushup side salutations Plank
The 20 Minute Workout: 1) Pick your favourite cardio exercise: Running, stairs, hills, elliptical machine, rowing machine, bike, speed walking, etc. 2) Warm up for 4 minutes at a comfortable but strong pace (Effort: 7/10) 3) Sprint for 30 seconds (Effort: 10/10) 4) Coast for 90 seconds at an easy, slow pace (Effort: 2/10) 5) … Continued
First, I love to learn. Taking on new challenges is a great way to expand your potential and gain new skills and perspective. Rowing across the Atlantic will be physically trying, but even more challenging are our current preparations of logistics and team dynamics. These are the elements that inspired me to take on this … Continued