It doesn’t matter what the scoreboard says. I’m always having fun, talking to other guys. They even come to first base and ask me about hitting. I try to help them out as much as I can in the 30 seconds before the pitcher throws the next pitch. That’s me. I don’t think I will ever change that.
~ Albert Pujols
You just don’t have the time to worry about what others are doing. You just want to take care of your own business. You are focused on that tee shot on the 10th tee and making it to the finish line. It’s one of the most stressful moments in professional golf, but you have worked so hard to get to that point, that it really is fun.
~ Mike Weir
I still have so much passion to perform… That’s who Johnny Weir is: I’m a figure skater, I’m an athlete. I want to have fun and enjoy it.
~ Johnny Weir
If you don’t enjoy it, then putting in the long hours is going to take their toll.
~ Karrie Webb
A key factor is to do training that is fun.
~ Bill Toomey
To Infinity and Beyond: My Interview with Ultramarathoner Bryon Powell
By Dr. Jim Afremow
Bryon Powell is an ultramarathoner, the author of “Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons” (Breakaway Books, 2011), and he publishes the outstanding trail and ultrarunning website iRunFar.com. Ultramarathoners compete in distances of 31 miles, 50 miles, 62 miles, or even 100 miles. I asked Bryon how he moves through the wall of pain and discomfort to achieve his goals that rest on the other side. You don’t have to be an ultramarathoner to benefit from his sage advice: Click here to read on
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
~ Denis Waitley