Friday, July 21, 2017
Daily Thought
 
Who Benefits From 24 Hours of Booty
We all benefit when we join together and work as a community. This ride created in 2001 has been a huge benefactor for cancer care and survivorship here in Charlotte and nationwide. The Levine Cancer Center at CMC has been a big beneficiary of this charity. Here is a list of organizations that have benefited from our efforts. When these organizations receive assistance, usually in the form of money or volunteering, the care and mortality of cancer gets better and the families coping with cancer get more help. When we come together as a community to help solve our challenges, our entire community gets stronger. With all the distractions of the modern world that separate us, this gathering together reminds us we are stronger together than apart. The good will and service on display at this event always serves to remind me of the good in people. It is the kind hearted ordinary people who just want to do something to help and make where we live just a little better. We benefit ourselves as we serve others. Please considersupporting my daughter Fern’s ride at this year’s event.
 
“If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.” Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama
 
Polar Smart Coaching Training Tip: 10 Running Faux Pas

  1. Running with Traffic
  2. Running in the wrong lane on the track (slower runner in the outer lanes)
  3. Starting in the wrong race coral (speed group) run with runner your speed
  4. Running a Race as a Bandit (if you are going to run pay up)
  5. Wearing all black and running in the dark (no brainer)
  6. Running with music too loud
  7. Running Too Fast, Too Far, Too Often (biggest cause if injury is overuse)
  8. Not waving to other Runners (encourage each other)
  9. Talking too much about Running (everything in balance)
  10. Hitting the Snooze button!

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Nutrition Tip: The Perfect Meal
In planning the menu for my “Perfect Meal” the rules I imposed on myself were as follows:

  1. Everything on the menu must have been hunted, gathered, or grown by me.
  2. The menu should feature at least one representative of each edible kingdom: animal, vegetable, and fungus, as well as an edible mineral (the salt).
  3. Everything served must be in season and fresh. The meal would reflect not only the places that supplied its ingredients, but a particular moment in time.
  4. No money may be spent on the meal, though already purchased items in the pantry could be deployed as needed.
  5. I would cook the meal myself

 Excerpt From: Michael Pollan. “The Omnivore’s Dilemma.”
 
“It is not what happens that determines the major part of your future. What happens, happens to us all. It is what you do about what happens that counts.” Jim Rohn

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