Motivation: David Goggins, 100 Mile Man

December 15, 2008 at 10:14 pm 2 comments

This video of ultramarathoner David Goggins has been circulating among friends and colleagues at the height of final exams in an email with the subject line “Motivation.” Indeed.

“When you think you are done… You are only 40% in to what your body is capable of doing. That’s just a limit we put on ourselves.”

Love it.

play, think…
J. R. Atwood


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Ideas carnival Golden Bear, indeed

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. runneration  |  January 8, 2009 at 10:34 pm

    This guy Goggins is amazing, and his story is remarkable. Check out his new blog at

  • 2. Garagegymplanner  |  December 14, 2016 at 9:01 pm



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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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