For those of you who don't know, I started a bike shop, Grit Cycles, in my hometown Bellingham, WA. And business has been boomin'! Almost working too well though because I haven't been able to pursue my other love, Wild Grit.
The mountains and trails provide us with a challenge. To attempt, or to not. To climb, or to stay low. To endure, or to quit. From biting flies to endless switchbacks to poor weather - hiking tests us. But that’s exactly why we do it! In this article we discuss the ties between your mindset and hiking.
To create a life that you want to be living, you need to have good goals that are grounded out of the things you really want. They'll give you a head start! I believe that the first step to really living a life that you love is to have clarity on what you want. So that begs to question, what is going to be a life that you love?
Anders Ericsson was a highly respected psychologist and an expert on human performance. Through his research, he found something pretty surprising. Excelling at anything isn’t determined by the frequency of practice but by the quality of the practice. In other words, the reason that you probably don’t know how to practice the right way!