Leadership & the Power to Inspire…

“For a soldier, leadership is that power to inspire soldiers in battle, or unforeseen crisis, where others fail; the quality possessed by the individual, of whatever rank, whose courage lifts lesser men with the certainty that all will go well as long as he is there.” Lord Lovat (1911 to 1995) Brigadier Simon Christopher Joseph… Read More

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Exercise: Inspiration & Experience…

“Ultimately, people don’t need a place to exercise; if that’s what they want, they’ve got their front room. What people really need from us is the inspiration and motivation to exercise – and that’s the DNA of Third Space.” (HCM, 2018, p.31). Colin Waggett, CEO of Third Space, speaking about the launch of two new clubs,… Read More

Linking the Will to Prepare & the Will to Win

The Quotes “The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital!” Attributed to Joe Paterno. “The Will to Prepare Is as Important as the Will to Win” Patrick Allan (2015) quoting Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K). “The key is not the will to win… everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to… Read More

Do Fitspiration Messages on Social Media Do More Harm Than Good?

THE “fitspiration” craze sweeping social media does not necessarily inspire people to be fitter and instead can create body image issues and bad moods, Adelaide researchers say. After examining the growing online culture of “fitness inspiration”, they will discuss their findings at a conference on women and physical activity in Adelaide tomorrow. They examined posts… Read More

Vocal Cord Dysfunction related to Combat Deployment

Research Paper Title Vocal Cord Dysfunction related to Combat Deployment. Background Several aetiologies for vocal cord dysfunction (VCD), a syndrome of dyspnea, noisy breathing, and inspiratory vocal cord closure are suggested; there is no consensus on the predisposition to its development. One previously identified psychiatric aetiology is combat stress. Methods A retrospective review of military… Read More