Most of us know how hectic our schedules can get during the week. We have our families to care for and the last thing on our mind is what we need to get done during the day. When you have people to care for, your focus begins to shift. Meet Victoria Pendleton a track cyclist, jockey, and tv persosnality and Deise Lewis a heptathlete. In the interview Denise tells her story of being a mom and an athlete and the two discuss the importance of being inSync.
Denise starts off by reminding women out there that it’s important to take the time to focus on yourself a bit. She really got the best out of herself when she became an athlete. It was the moment when she completely gave herself to her training. It’s about being so meticulous about the session. It requires a ton of work both mentally and physically, so when you become inSync that’s when things really begin to improve for her. Denise really became a better athlete because of that synergy between mind and body and yes it can be learned!
As an athlete, it is important to focus on what makes you feel strong. You should constantly be asking yourself questions like what are you doing, why are you doing it, and how can you get it done. But you don’t need to run a marathon to be able to feel accomplished. It’s about the small daily goals that can help to keep you motivated. It’s about finding these strategies and these tools that can really help you to stay inSync with yourself.
Victoria is also very aware when she doesn’t feel inSync and that’s super important to keep in mind as well. You have to stay tuned to your body and know when your mood begins to shift and when you don’t feel 100%. That’s when you have to take a step back and reevaluate. Victoria feels inSync when she is eating healthy, working out, and when her mind in the right place.
When do you feel inSync? For more inSync stories be sure to check out the video above…enjoy!