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Be TrueSapien. What Is TrueSapien? - What is it to ‘Be TrueSapien’? ‘TrueSapien’ is the aspirational, omnipotent version of our self. It is achieved only by consistently challenging oneself to improve and by aligning with our natural traits, instincts and abilities as Homosapiens to be at one with but also master our chosen environment. TrueSapiens use this high ground not for...
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The TrueSapien Story - Homosapiens have evolved over thousands of years. We challenge ourselves and push our boundaries as we aim to be the best we can be…. This is Our Story
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Is Success As Simple As ‘Short Term Pain, Long Term Gain?’ - Aims, goals, dreams, ambitions, aspirations, objectives…… However you want to describe them, these are the building blocks that collaborate to build the purposeful life. The mediocre would have you believe that ‘opportunity'(or in their case, a consistent lack of opportunity) is also also a major factor. But that’s another discussion. But what is, possibly the...
So What’s It Like To Compete In A Spartan Race? - Spartan and other Obstacle Course Races (otherwise known as OCR) continue to grow in popularity and participation. Spartan in particular has great appeal, encouraging participants not only to take part in an event but to adopt the ‘Spartan’ culture which has many similarities with the TrueSapien philosophy, so not surprisingly many TrueSapiens have gravitated toward...
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Lose The Ego – Be Better Than You Appear - Be better than you outwardly appear. Yes you read correctly. To non TrueSapiens this may seem odd advice, in a society where everyone around us seems to want to appear BETTER than they actually are. People want to APPEAR more attractive, stronger, fitter, faster, richer, more successful. Desperate to prove themselves better than others. Social...
Train Your Run Like A Team GB Triathlete - James Hodgson is a Team GB Triathlete. This week he’s competing in the European Sprint Triathlon Championships in Dusseldorf. He’s kindly shared with us one of his run element training sessions… Challenge yourself and give it a try!   Overview This is a really good speed endurance session for 5K runners, whether you are competing in triathlons or pure...
Reject Mediocrity – How To Avoid An Average Life. - Why is it that people everywhere are systematically wasting their potential, seemingly happy living their lives completely within their comfort zones, never experiencing what life has to offer outside of them? Just because modern lifestyles are made physically more comfortable to due technological advances, is it acceptable not attempting to use our remarkable bodies to...
The Green Smoothie. How You Can Benefit! - What is a Green Smoothie, how can they benefit me and how do I go about making them? TrueSapien friends YemSmoothies give advice and answer some Frequently Asked Questions on the subject. What is A Green Smoothie? Green smoothie is a thick beverage made using whole fruits a liquid base and leafy greens. Dark leafy...
How To Prepare For A Spartan Race - How can you prepare better for a Spartan Race or other OCR event? These challenges require specific preparation if you’re going to get the most from it and perform at your best! TrueSapien’s very own Spartan Race Guru and recent Spartan Elite Sprint podium finisher Ben Comery gives some secrets to his success. General Preparation...
Are You TrueSapien? Are You Challenging Yourself? - So are you TrueSapien? What makes people stand out in life versus those that are happy to merely exist? There is no exact definition as characteristics will vary from one person to another, depending on their individual beliefs, passions and preferences. For example, what sport or fitness activities appeal to you may be entirely different...
Triathlon Training Update – TrueSapien and Team GB’s James Hodgson -   Why is it always me? ~ Neville Longbottom As the title of this update from the one and only Neville Longbottom in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets says, ‘Why is it always me?‘. I say this as for the fourth, yes, fourth, off/pre-season in a row I have had my triathlon training...
How I Began Open Water Marathon Swimming – Alina Warren - Alina Warren – An introduction Hi, I am Alina, an open water marathon swimmer from West Wales. I started open water swimming in the summer of 2009, when I was 16. I am a PhD student at Aberystwyth University, and I can be found in the water when not in the office. How I started open...
A Runner’s Training Diary. Run Like A TrueSapien! - Discover what makes runner and OCR Competitor Ben a TrueSapien. We’re following Ben’s training diary over the coming months to gain an insight into a TrueSapien’s daily training. Read the first post in this series for a Background to Ben and the first week of his diary. What follows is week 2 & 3 with...
Muscle-up, up and away – 100 Muscle up challenge - The year is in full swing and my training routine is in place and running like clockwork. Each days activitires planned…until the gym I attend decides to put its members into groups and force upon us some challenges! The Evolution of Fitness gym owner Jase Robinson, ex forces and pioneer of callisthenics as a sport...
Kettlebells. How To Get Started With Kettlebell Training. - Starting anything can be daunting and overwhelming and that’s certainly the case with adding new and alternative training concepts to your plan. One of the most popular additions to many functional training programs is Kettlebell Training. The advantages of Kettlebell Training are widely recognised and much lauded. One of the standout attributes to this form...