Sean Van Staden
Columnist
4 minute read
29 Feb 2020
8:16 am

A Better You: One needs to challenge old-school beliefs

Sean Van Staden

Challenge the way things are done and find better solutions to your training.

Industries all have belief structures. These could be built on a lie and when you add a human being into the mix that has bought into the belief, it will take moving heaven and earth to help shift his adopted mindset. Let's take nutrition for example. We all believed carbs were critically important for carbo-loading before a big race and Bruce Fordyce was famous for eating potatoes and pasta on his couch days before a big race. At the time the belief in the nutritional space was that it was necessary for peak human performance. This notion was shattered by...