Is It cool to care?

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Lubags
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Is It cool to care?

Postby Lubags » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:39 pm

i thought some of you would get a lot out of this article

http://thestonemind.com/2012/07/17/its- ... l-to-care/

elpatogallina
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Re: Is It cool to care?

Postby elpatogallina » Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:07 pm

Thanks! I really enjoyed reading the article and got a lot out of it.

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Re: Is It cool to care?

Postby brianweaver » Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:07 pm

Climbing has never just been an easy thing for me... I've had to work very hard very often to be able to climb harder than the next guy. I care that I work hard, I even share my training tips with other people. I'll often work out a 6 month plan for progression and record all the results in an empirical manner.

Take a look at the top athletes in the World Cup Circuit, I'm pretty sure that most of them have a logical training program that follows a pretty rigid schedule. I think it's really cool to hear about large amounts of effort being placed into one's training! Whenever I chat to someone with big dreams I always recommend a logical approach and a schedule to record progress.

I don't know very many South Africans who are on the "too cool to care" bandwagon...
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