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Profound and tranquil, free from complexity, Uncompounded luminous clarity, Beyond the mind of conceptual ideas; This is the depth of the mind of the Victorious Ones. In this there is not a thing to be removed, Nor anything that needs to be added. It is merely the immaculate Looking naturally at itself. NYOSHUL KHEN RINPOCHE […]

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pic of feeble ilg by James Hobby during a spring Time Trial in the ongoing DWC Championships in which ilg sit’s 4th place AG while prioritizing other disciplines outside cycling,  a common trait of Wholistic Fitness® warriors which he has trained since 1981 Things I’ve Learned from Being An Endless Beginner By coach steve ilg, July 2, 2016 […]

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for the first spring in a while, ilg did not c(om)pete in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic – one of my Three Sacred Race Pilgrimages of Wholistic Fitness®* see, my lil brother was gettin’ hitched in Albuquerque (yeah, the Duke City) and so that glorious event put a kibosh on my usual Iron Horse Pilgrimage in which i’d […]

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…mind unruffled
shaking distractions away
like the wind-god
scatters a few
forest leaves.

– Kottitha
(written a few thousand years ago)

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Changing It Up:  From Winter to Summer Racing…a Wholistic Perspective…

Confidence is born from Training.

Though i’ve not sat in a bicycle saddle a FRACTION of the time compared to the mighty warrior brothers tonight? Ilg will be smiling upon my aero bars, hunkered low against Sister Wind, snapping my thighs at the top tube, recollecting my times offering my sweat upon the scared snows while ski racing, snowshoeing, and doing the MULTISPORT DANCE!

Wholeness lives in versatility.

Never count out your ‘lack of specific training’…that’s an illusion of the sport-specific Clans…so predictable in their lack of wholeness, in their lack of trust in It All…

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Don’t be in too much of a hurry to solve all your doubts and problems. As the masters say: “Make haste slowly.” I always tell my students not to have unreasonable expectations, because it takes time for spiritual growth. It takes years to learn Japanese properly or to become a doctor. Can we really expect […]

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  Feeble ilg; grateful chi-ld of the Uni-Verse…each Sacred Sweat upon Mother Earth, beneath Father Sky is another unique PrayerDance of humility and awe at It All. pic: Yesterday’s run among New Mexico’s arroyos, sandstone domes, and red spires. Blessed Be Your Contribution to the One-Poem (Uni-Verse).

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pic:  Daddy and Dewa during an autumn run/hike in the La Plata Mountains by Joy Kilpatrick.   Dewa wants (this week, at least) to c(om)pete in the 2024 Olympics in the Hurdles.   D-cat is tied for being the smallest in her class – however Dewa is also the youngest and could be a 2nd, instead of […]

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