Mental & Physical Gymnastics – why you should do both

Patrick J Sweeney, Certified Virtual Speaker, Fear Guru, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Adventurer

“Victor seven tango three one seven…no wait…three one nine…no one seven, one seven! It’s one seven for sure.” Spurted the tired athlete to the official. “Wrong! Thirty burpees.” demanded the Spartan judge who was checking each racer’s memorized codes. In the obstacle course (OCR) world racers spend countless hours monthly training their bodies to handle…

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Burn 30% more fat in half the time

Patrick J Sweeney, Certified Virtual Speaker, Fear Guru, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Adventurer

Old adages are dropping like flies in the world of health optimization. The ketogenic diet has shown people it’s not just calories in calories out. Now a new study from the British Journal of Sports Medicine has just put the last nail in the coffin of the old theory that to burn fat you need to…

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A 16 Second Habit That Will Change Your Life

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I first began using this technique when I was training for the Olympics.  As I’ve studied neuroscience over the past five years for my book “Fear is Fuel”, I realize how impactful this little routine is, and how it can literally change the quality of decisions you make every single day. It will make you…

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Seven lessons we learned from the Olympics

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This year’s Olympic Games might be over, but we’re far from done reliving our favorite moments. Records were set, tribulations were overcome, and history was made. And while most of us will never grace an Olympic podium, there are plenty of ways we can strive to emulate these incredible athletes. Make like an Olympian by…

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Five steps to become as fit as an Olympian

Patrick Sweeney Rowing Advnture Blog to Reach Potential Secrets of Living

  The sweat was burning my eyes and I couldn’t wipe away the sting. I pushed the back of my hand harder into my eye to try and make it stop. I couldn’t see my hand, I couldn’t see anything but bright flashes of white. My mind left the agony of my eyes to focus…

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Could Pokemon GO Save A Couch Potato’s Life?

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I never let my kids download games on my phone but even I have caught the Pokémon GO bug. Is this revolutionary mobile app inspiring people to exercise more? Could it save a couch potatoes life? It’s without a doubt the most innovative game I have seen in my lifetime. Seems everyone is doing it…sitting…

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The best workouts on the go!

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  “Pain in the ass comes” in two types – good and bad. Bad is traveling through stuffy airports, hot, tired and sweaty; and good is the day after super-setting jump squats with lunges and setting a new PB. If you globetrot like I do (more than 200,000 miles per year) then one of your biggest challenges is…

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