My goal for the 2012 triathlon season was to win the Overall of the Great Floridian. The odds weren’t exactly stacked in my favor. I was coming off a four year layoff and hadn’t raced an Ironman since July of 2007. I was older. I had less training time available than at any other time in my life. Oh—yeah—and I still had leukemia.
This is a simple trick for enhancing your happiness, your health, and your performance. I learned to keep a poker face while racing bicycles. To survive for any length of time in the professional peloton, you had to. If your expression showed any hint of discomfort
So you want to lose some weight? And while you’ve spent the large majority of your life putting on all those extra pounds, you’d rather get rid of them a little more quickly. Besides, you have a job, a family, and even what you’re fortunate enough to call a lifetime is a commodity you can’t afford to waste.