Purple Patch Podcast
About This Show
Author and Triathlon Coach, Matt Dixon, will empower and educate you to integrate sport into life in order to reach your athletic potential because, it is through the lens of athletic potential, that you reach your human potential.
In addition to topics such as planning your fitness into a time-starved life, the show will provide in-depth interviews, advice, and insight into optimizing your health, work, and life performance, along with the critical habits and approaches that facilitate the success of some of the world's top performers across many disciplines.
Most Recent Episode
23 Lars Tandrup -Using an Athletic Mindset to Overcome Trauma
6 days ago
What do you do when you’ve lost everything? How do you start to rebuild? This conversation with new Purple Patch athlete, Lars Tandrup, is a story about performance and emerging from tragedy. It’s not about race performance, per se, but a lesson of how stress and adversity can be a catalyst for human growth, development and adaptation. Last year, Lars and his wife lost everything in the wildfires of Santa Rosa, forcing him to shift his lens on what is truly important in life. He focused on not falling into a victim mentality, but instead, to separate his reactions from the emotions he was feeling. The result? An overwhelming sense of gratitude enveloped him and a new opportunity to grow and develop emerged. “It’s when we struggle that there’s an opportunity to find clarity and solutions,” he says. What has he learned? Life is about meaningful relationships and being of service to others. It’s also about defining what truly matters in your growth and happiness and, as he says,“We have been given the gift and opportunity to rebuild our life and that’s an interesting and liberating experience. A burden has been lifted.” An athletic mindset really can help you emerge from life's worst tragedies and Lars is proof positive that mindset is everything. Follow Purple Patch Fitness and learn more about our Coaching Services, Training Camps, Promotions and Matt's Latest Book, Fast Track Triathlete: Purple Patch Fitness Website Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Instagram Thanks for taking a listen and, if you like what you hear, please subscribe, share, rate and review. Your feedback is appreciated. Subscribe to the Purple Patch Podcast: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play Copyright 2018 All Rights Reserved