Friday, March 9, 2018
Daily Thought 2018

#5 Inattention to Results
The ultimate dysfunction of a team is the tendency of members to care about something other than the collective goals of the team. Individual goals can outweigh the collective goals when there is not a common focus. An unrelenting focus on specific objectives and clearly defined outcomes is a requirement for any team that judges itself on performance. Every good organization specifies what it plans in a given period, and these goals, more than the financial metric that they drive, make up the majority of near-term, controllable results. While profits may be the ultimate measure of results, the goals and objectives set for the teams along the way constitute a more representative example of the results it strives for as a team. Ultimately, these goals drive profit.
“If we did all things we were capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” Thomas Edison
Read more…5 Dysfunctions of a Team

Polar Smart Coaching Training Tip: Wearable Technology with Smart Coaching Features
You will gain a smarter training experience with Polar. If you’re looking for real progress when you train, you need the best guidance, so to help, we’ve developed Smart Coaching. Whether it’s assessing your day-to-day fitness levels, creating individual training plans, working out at the right intensity or receiving instant feedback, Smart Coaching can help. It offers a choice of unique, easy-to-use features that are personalized to your needs and designed for maximum enjoyment and motivation when training. Review the 17 different features offered on Polar HR monitors to help you coach yourself to the next level.

Read more…Polar Smart Coaching Features

Spartan SGX Training Tip: Workout of the Day (WOD)
Week 8 Day 5 Super WOD: POWER

Nutrition Tip: Who is Jen Sacheck Ph. D.?
Jennifer Sacheck, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Nutrition in the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and a Scientist at Tufts University. After completing her doctoral studies in nutrition, exercise and muscle physiology, Dr. Sacheck completed a four-year post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School further examining factors influencing muscle health. She is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Obesity Society. Who are you listening to for your nutrition advice?
Read more…Thinner This Year Eating Plan

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” Vince Lombardi