Monthly Archives: July 2013

Stupidity.

Feeling stupid sometimes? Congratulations, we all do at times. Stupidity is one of the few true global characteristics and of all times. Now stupidity can be defined as acting against one’s own and/or social interest, be it in short term … Continue reading

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A peculiar pet.

As we are away too often to keep a pet, we don’t have one at home. But at least a peculiar living creature is visiting our premises at irregular times. So, in a sense we have a “pet”. And I … Continue reading

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About the price of gold and who is paying the bill.

This week was full of sports activities, testing  the best young Chinese speed skaters and testing a young, very talented race car pilot, two TV-activities: an interview and a talk show about sprinters Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay, and working … Continue reading

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Are you a warrior or a worrier?

In an earlier post I distinguished between “breakers”, “blossomers” and “benders” when under pressure. Even with years of preparation and training, some people crack under pressure, while others seem to thrive on pressure and adrenalin. Can we modify this important … Continue reading

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Fitness philosophy…. again

As you can imagine, the last few weeks I had a lot of discussions about my opinion over the transfer of the methodology of rehabilitation and fitness concepts into elite sports. And that was my intention… to make people rethink … Continue reading

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