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Monday Morning Motivation: 95-year-old swimmer, Willard Lamb

A fit and healthy-looking 95-year-old swimmer standing in a swimming pool.

This week’s Monday Morning Motivation is a 95-year-old swimmer, Willard ‘Wink’ Lamb. Many people think that sports and fitness are for young people and that they are too old to start a new exercise regime. That’s just not true! There may be some sports that might not suit your current Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – John Allaire

John Allaire's weightloss journey in 3 images

This week’s Monday Morning Motivation will hopefully inspire any of you want to lose weight in 2019. John Allaire managed to lose over 300lbs John Allaire shared his story on his (now closed) GoFundMe page. What’s your top tip for anyone who’s hoping to change their life in 2019?  


Monday Morning Motivation: The why

The Why by Billy Yang at Leadville 100

Are you struggling to get up and out of the door to run? Ask yourself why you’re doing it (or not). This week’s Monday Morning Motivation comes from Billy Yang who posed the question: Why do we run 100 miles? It’s a question I get from friends and acquaintances quite often. And Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: The Podium

Maurice Manificat

This week’s Monday Morning Motivation features French skier Maurice Manificat. In this video from Salomon TV, he shares how he eats, sleeps, and trains in order to win races. English transcript: People often ask me what I am thinking on the podium, but I never know what to answer. It’s hard to Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: The pale mountains road

Bike on a road in Innsbruck, Austria

Mountains were the cornerstone of Stephano’s life. Growing up in a family of skiers, he started competing at a young age. When an injury took skiing away from him he found solace in his offseason training activity, cycling. What he realised was a new way to experience the mountains that he Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: The Distance

Jim Walmsley

The Distance is a short film from TRUE MVMNT about ultrarunner Jim Walmsley. He’s quickly risen through the ranks of trail running, blowing past old records on his way. Walmsley knows the importance of listening to your mind and body during training. From the food he eats to the trails he runs, Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Running with the Belles

Members of Maroon Belles

The Maroon Belles are a women’s trail running group based out of Carbondale, Colorado. They welcome anyone no matter what their running ability is. They lead group runs on local trails. In winters, they organise Nordic, snowshoeing and skiing adventures as well! Running with the Maroon Belles In this short film Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Running the Squamish 50

Squamish 50

The Squamish 50 is an iconic trail race held in beautiful Squamish, B.C. Canada. With 11,000 feet of elevation in the coastal forests of western Canada, Salomon athletes Anna Frost, Dakota Jones, and Anne-Marie Madden take the challenge.   Squamish 50 -50M race start Gary Robbins (Race director, Salomon athlete): Who Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Running the Leadville 100

Still from Moments at Elevation

The Leadville 100 is an iconic race for ultrarunners. Moments at Elevation, from filmmaker Isaiah Jay, explores the spirit, struggle, and magic that empowers hopefuls across the finish line. Isaiah follows four endurance athletes from Colorado’s Adrenalin Project.   Athletes: Maggie Walsh, Luke Jay, Casey Hill, Jason Michalak   Transcript Just being able to have no commitments, Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Running Across California

Running across California a film about Ali Butler Glenesk

“Go do something crazy.” That’s the spirit driving Ali Butler Glenesk, a runner who woke up one morning and hatched the ultimate challenge for herself: Become the fastest known woman to run across her home state of California. What did that mean exactly? Running 262 miles in 10 days east Read more…