Matt and Jay discuss Jay’s recent first marathon, the tests we can’t cram for, learning to live past your comfort zone, why pain is your friend and much more!
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Episode 28 Notes
TSMP 1st Birthday in July – Your present: TSMP Classic Men’s 3-Pack
- “Masculine Strength”
- Covers masculine strength and the separate but distinct biological advantages of men and women
- “Hyper-Masculinity and Conflict Resolution”
- Digs into a man’s deep craving to fight and how to channel it to achieve greatness
- “How To Create Successful Habits”
- Provides you with powerful tools to rewire your brain and shape your habits.
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WASM Article: 5 Rules For Running Your Marathon
7:00 – This show is about running all kinds of marathons (athletic or otherwise) so if you’re not a runner don’t worry the material will still apply!
10:00 – Lesson #1: Marathons are 95% training / 5% race
11:30 – Training is about making mistakes…and then learning from them
13:30 – There are some tests that are so big you can’t cram for them
14:00 – Cheating on your marathon / Frank Meza in the Los Angeles marathon
19:30 – Perfect practice makes perfect
21:00 – A kind of learning that happens only when you’re beyond your limits
23:00 – What is your big test?
26:00 – Break down all the steps necessary for your test – and then know them all inside and out
29:00 – Lesson #2: The 5% Race Is Key To the Entire Training Process
31:30 – Did you commit to the process yet? / The difference between “dreams” and “goals”
36:00 – Check your big goals before commiting: Do you really want a BS in 18th century basket weaving?
43:00 – Lesson #3: It’s Not About Winning, It’s About Not Stopping
46:00 – Not everyone finishes their big race
48:00 – If you can’t do your training, you’re going to end up quitting (and breaking your promise)
51:00 – It’s gonna suck. Prepare yourself.
55:30 – What is YOUR marathon?
57:30 – Lesson #4: Pain Is Your Friend
59:00 – Matt breaks his jaw – and didn’t use pain meds. Because he’s crazy.
1:02:30 – Dean Karnazes “Suffering is the sole origin of consciousness….There is a magic in misery”
1:05:00 – Lesson #5: Run Your Own Race / Lucia kicks Jay’s ass
1:08:00 – 5,000 runners have 5,000 different personal stories
1:12:00 – Don’t compare yourself to someone else – compare yourself with who you were yesterday / Using the 5 rules for running your marathon