The Beautiful Cake You Baked or How To Enjoy Your Offseason Gains

Dear Team UAP and Other Actively Training Ultimate Athletes,

Let me tell you about the beautiful cake you baked this offseason.  

Many of you used fall and winter of 2016 to set Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals (BHAGs, the only kind of goal that stimulates progress, according to Jim Collins) for your upcoming season. Perhaps you were planning a glorious return to competition after several years off, or perhaps you were determined to increase your on-field performance and prove to yourself that you could be a contender. Whatever the case, you set a goal, made a plan (many of you chose the UAP) and marched dutifully toward glory.

 You have invested several months into training. If you were new to focused training, you have learned an entirely new language: the language of performance. If you were trying to reach the next level, you have cultivated a new skill set: the skills of progress. All of you have invested hours of sweat, days of soreness, and weeks of effort into becoming...

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