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Crismon Elementary 6th Grade Science Camp 2015 – Tonto Rim Christian Camp

Listen in to Mocha Vegan Podcast #051 – Science Camp and Wall E

 

Hills and uneven surfaces and sunlight, oh my!

Hills and uneven surfaces and sunlight, oh my!

 

Remember going to camp as a kid? Though I never went to science camp in 6th grade, I’ve stayed in red cabins without climate control beneath beautiful trees and spent time unplugged from the busy daily life. When I was a kid, busy was riding bikes or watching cartoons. Kids have their own busy things today, but camp serves the same purpose as always: it allows you to focus on other people and nature. Learn a little about how nature works and experience living a little more simply, if only for a couple days.

100 6th graders from 3 classes experiencing the crown jewel of their elementary school time. Good times and great memories for all. I brought a small cooler with supplemental food and made a mostly vegan camping experience for me; it wasn’t hard at all.

Enjoy the skit video from the boys in our cabin, Those Ivy Boys. They may always remember this 2:40 of their camp! My son, Mark, has the hat and the footie pajamas!

It is critical to be focused.

Intensity can add to your effectiveness. I believe you have to achieve focus and intensity in the right order to have an effective work session.

Focus and Intensity Ready to Pour

Intensity Ready to Pour

I can be intense for a variety of reasons.

Some days the coffee is a little too strong or I have a crazy morning workout and I feel energized and pumped up for the day ahead. Emotional anticipation of the results you expect can drive your intensity up as well.

Be careful with intensity.

Imagine accelerating quickly in a car without holding the steering wheel. Zero to sixty in the wrong direction!?!

You need control of direction, focus, to point your efforts in the right direction.

It reminds me of my first open water triathlon. An open water triathlon means that your swimming is not done in a pool with lanes lines, but out in a lake or bay of open water. I learned that without proper focus, my 750 meter swim easily became 1,200 meters from zigzagging around the 750 meter loop. It wasn’t the end of the world but I expended much more energy than I needed for a loop that many other swimmers followed closely and were out of the lake long before I was. I used the experience to practice sight swimming. When sight swimming, you look up periodically during a part of your effort to ensure you are going in the right direction. This allows for small course corrections more frequently and maintaining positive momentum instead of straying far off course before realigning with your goal. Your efforts in business and life should focus on the important task and then allow your intense effort to take you quickly to your goal. Stay tuned for more focus and coffee-fueled blog posts.

Tune in to the Mocha Vegan Performance Podcast and have a cup with me.

Caffeine and performance.

Running!

Jeff Sanders and The 5AM Miracle

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Enjoy Jeff Sanders and our discussion about food, running, responsibility and how all these things work together.

Mocha Vegan Performance Podcast #27

My podcast setup:

Early Morning podcast interview

Mocha Vegan Performance Podcast

Trying to learn about creating a podcast is hard. I found time to discuss it with other another podcast host.

Talking podcasting with Denny Krahe of Better Health 101 was great!

Denny Krahe – http://dkfitsolutions.com/ Podcast Host and Trainer

Denny joined me for a discussion of podcasts, family, fitness and food this week. This first section covers the podcast portion of our conversation. In a later installment of our talk, Denny discusses his latest podcast launch: The Diz Runs With Podcast

Come and join the conversation.

Our glaciers are said to be dying, but our bodies may be following a similar slow decline.  Mark brings in a little Darren Hardy to try and jumpstart a better way to look at your health.

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My marathon was over, walking and dejected, as I approached the turn at mile 23 a man stepped off the curb right in front of me and reached towards me. He changed my life. LISTEN IN

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Listen in to the awesome small stepper philosophy of Mr. Sid Garza-Hillman of the Approaching the Natural Podcast.