Entries by Rob Bell

How to Win When Life is Unfair

How to Win When Life is Unfair Meldrick Taylor won the Gold Medal in boxing at the 1984 Olympics. Soon after, he took his 99-4 amateur record, turned professional, won the light welterweight title, and took his undefeated record into another title fight. It became the fight of the decade!  In 1990, the welterweight title […]

5 Epic Mental Toughness Lessons From My Ironman

  I recently spoke to James Lawrence, The Iron Cowboy on my podcast. He completed 50 Ironmans, in 50 days, in 50 states. I did one.  .0007% of the world’s population complete an ironman every year. Walking down the street in the United States and you’ll meet 1 Ironman in every 1000 people. Guess it depends […]

Avoid This Costly Mistake That Every Sport Parent Makes

Avoid This Costly Mistake That Every Sport Parent Makes No matter the sport, navigating the jungle of youth sports is hard.  The questions are similar for everyone: What type of coaching? Kind of league? Travel or no travel? How many tournaments or showcases? Is it wise to specialize? Level of overall commitment? Are we doing […]

Three Tested Ways to Dig Deep and Overcome

Three Tested Ways to Dig Deep And Overcome Every single morning when I wake, an awful thing happens. The very first voice is an attack on myself and it says “you’re not running/swimming/biking this morning!”  The very first voice of the day.  Do you ever have that type of negative voice pop up?  Early on […]

Mental Toughness Is Really About This…

Mental Toughness Is Really About This… I recently caddied an LPGA event for Maddie Sheils. She’s such a great person and golfer. It was fun!  I’ve caddied over twenty web.com tour events and a handful of PGA events for my players, but it was my first on the ladies tour. I re-learned that Mental Toughness […]

5 Quality Ways To Make Sure Young Athletes Get Sleep

5 Quality Ways To Make Sure Young Athletes Get Sleep Sleep is the greatest natural performance enhancer. Yet, the need to ensure young athletes get sleep is commonly overlooked by parents, coaches and the individuals themselves. Getting sufficient shuteye is hugely important for a variety of reasons. First, sleep is when athletes actually learn new […]

Why I Am Doing An Ironman

Why I Am Doing An Ironman “Your why has to make you cry, if it doesn’t, it’s not your why.”  I was an utter screw-up in high-school. I got arrested and kicked-off the soccer team the night before my senior season began. I was suspended from school for five days the day my senior baseball season […]

The Only Way To Overcome A Loss of Confidence

No question about it, self-belief is the most important mental skill. Belief and trust eventually become the ONLY difference between those who eventually reach continued success and those who don’t or can’t sustain it. Confidence is King. In the game of chess, when the king dies, the game is over! So, it’s how the game […]

4 Reminders To Increase Your Mental Toughness

4 Reminders To Increase Your Mental Toughness We have more knowledge today literally at our fingertips than ever before. We do not need to search our minds for an answer, or even ask our friends, it’s right there on our phone. Knowledge is not the problem. We know how and what to eat to be […]