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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...
Injury sucks - Injury sucks! They stop us from achieving our long term and short-term goals and at times, depending on severity, can completely disable our ability to do anything. Severe or mild, they often stress us out due to this inability to progress and / or move as desired. On top of that there is the crippling...
The link(s) between Sugar & Sweeteners - Sugar is bad for you! That’s the top news of many blogs and dieticians and “wanna be slim” enthusiasts – The Guardian has a whole section devoted to stories related to sugar and it’s effect on the population. There’s no argument here, it is indeed bad for us due to the number of products that...
Workout On The Run - The challenge to maintain a workout routine isn’t easy. Our 9 till 5 work day is getting ever extended, and for some is a thing of the past. Working hours are longer, shifts disrupt routine and for me; travelling for work really messes with my plans. Travelling, although often seen as glamorous (and it is...
No Self Motivation Required! - Self motivation isn’t the key to achieving success. In fact ‘self motivation’ is often the cause of failure or a complete lack of drive altogether….. It is widely believed that self motivation and it’s successor ‘self discipline’ are the prerequisites to success and achievement. Many a self help or personal development book from the recent...
The Pescatarian Challenge - A trip out with my better half kick-started a conversation about eating meat; the quality of meat we are eating, the morality around the methods of how we kill the animals for our pound of flesh and so on. Both being meat eaters it really was merely a general chat that got a little out...
The Impact Of Roles & Responsibilities - Roles and responsibilities are pretty simple to define right?! I am responsible for the choices I make, for those who depend on me in any given role I hold. As a father (or mother) I’m responsible for the wellbeing of my Children, as a project manager I’d be responsible for the project as whole etc…...
Fitness Journey Of A Bearded Mud Lover. Being TrueSapien! - Written by TrueSapien Matt Briscoe. The fitness journey and changes I’ve been on have had a profound impact on my outlook on life and the kinds of challenges I set myself. I wanted to enhance my social profile and chose Instagram as my media of choice. I did not want to brag about the activities...
Don’t Fall Into The Excuse Trap. Be TrueSapien! - The Excuse Trap is a treacherous place and one not easy to escape from. Our dreams, targets and purpose are all driven by attitudes such as resolution, perseverance and drive, all of which are at the mercy of excuses. The mediocre, the average and the ignorant live a life where excuses dominate every outcome of...
Ain’t no mountain the same! - Fit for purpose? Are we so blinkered in your fitness goals that we overlook our general fitness and functionality? A recent trip to south wales for a break from the rush of everyday life saw me and my girlfriend standing in a car park looking across a stream and along the edge of ravine where...
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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...