Friday, April 6, 2007

212 Degrees

I was cleaning my home office last night an found this article about the 2006 Chicago Bears. It said that in preparation for the new season. The following quote is from an article by Derrick Blakley from CBS2 Chicago.com

“There's that one extra degree of effort that makes the difference between good and great so many times,” said Mac Anderson, the book’s co-author and publisher. Anderson is also the founder of Simple Truths, a Naperville publisher of motivational books. The book, and a companion DVD movie, sets out the premise -- at 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. With boiling comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive.

It's that extra little bit that makes the difference. For me, that means time invested in stretching after every workout. What is it for you? Will you just have hot water in 2007, or will you be as powerful as a locomotive?

1 comment:

  1. Bob,
    For me, it is training when things are tough. Like the 4 hour computrainer rides in the basement all winter while it is 14F outside. Or, this weekend when the weather is horrible and unseasonably cold here in chicago...just biting my lip and getting the 4 hour brick done...in my basement...that is what separates the girls from the women! :)

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