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Coach,
I find you seem to be an interesting mix of when using technology is is ok/encouraged, your web page, but also undesirable, smart phones. So,according to you, when is it ok and when is it not?
humbly,
nset
COACH RESPONDS:

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Paleo now, Atkins then, Bailey before that…feeble ilg says, instead of reading nutrition books that sensationalize insipid parcels of nutritional wisdom for the profit of the current author in vogue, why not ask yourself a few ancient questions, like;

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“Our Workout is Everywhere,” coach steve ilg, 1982

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santosha within cellular nutrition!

yes, this is Dewa. eyes transfixed by the TV. while eating dinner. with a remote within hands’ reach.
go ahead pass judgment if you feel the need.
then, let ilg explain the context within the Wholistic Conscious Parenting Paradigm…
you’ll be surprised at the spiritual essence taking place in this shot and i dare you to rise to her
4-year old discipline…

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Don’t Be In Too Much Of A Hurry…

So, up those seemingly endless, sky-high, snow-surrounded mountain passes, i cultivated the Witness Within. i practiced watching my effort -detached – without form watching the formfull. Basically? ilg just ‘watched ilg pedal up the mountain.’ This ‘witnessing’ technique is an ancient spiritual warrior tool for transforming suffering into mere effort. Suffering has emotional baggage, however pure Effort is Suffering without the emotional baggage.

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This M(om)ent;  Velvet Morning…

… and now my love of focused fun
among snow covered woods,
pine-lathered mountains, and
high, rocky peaks where only Pika play and occasional Hawks reach their wings into majesty…
reMind me of my True Human Beingness
shouting unheard into my HeartCave;
“Don’t Wait Any Longer…”

so, within the garden of Self,
ilg dives into an inner ocean

each morning…no matter how busy…

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Dewachen recently, all snuggled up with her kitten, Trevor, looking on. No parent enjoys having a sick chi-ld. However, using my simple technique below will categorically change the situation toward a Higher and more Helpful space…

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The Wisdom of Active Recovery:  Engaged, Focused Fun!

Take a conventionally-trained runner, for instance. As a typical coach, I would monitor his or her ‘hard days’ with either ‘easy’ or ‘off’ days. Trouble with this predictable, boring approach is two-fold; 1) the runner feels guilty when not training hard or worse, if there is a prescribed ‘off day’ which is enough to send the usually compulsive if not obsessive into conniptions and 2) as my friend and fellow Durangatang, Ned Overend (maybe you’ve heard of him!) taught me many years ago,

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