Living For Joy and Not Happiness is Stoic Purpose

Posted Posted in Cycling, Deep Thoughts, DLake Deliberation, Mental Health, Podcast, Running, The 80.20 Experience, Training

Read Time – 4 minutes To suffer is to have a purpose. Happiness is a match and joy is the lifelong fuel to your health and fitness fire. Without bitter suffering getting to the end isn’t as sweet. BONUS — I created a podcast on a similar topic called “Stoicism” that is based around health and fitness served […]

There Are No Shortcuts To Training For An Endurance Race

Posted Posted in Deep Thoughts, DLake Deliberation, Experiments, Race Recap, Running

Read Time – 8 minutes The story of how I successfully hacked training for a sub-3-hour marathon… on my third try. Oh, the marathon. 42.2 kilometres or 26.2 miles wherever you are from. I have a love/hate relationship with it and have written about my attempts in the past to “Finish one feeling strong at the […]

Daren Looking Badass With Bike

Getting Healthy, Staying Fit, and Using Data to Create Habits that Last a Lifetime (Part 3)

Posted Posted in DLake Deliberation, Experiments, Nutrition, Strength Training

Read Time – 7 minutes Hello and welcome to part 3 of 3 in this written series on the above (the title is too long to write again). If you’ve missed the previous posts I highly suggest visiting part 1 and part 2 to get familiar with a few things and fully maximize your benefits from this. Using Qualitative […]