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Personal Reflections On Overcoming Fear Through Extreme Sports

tough-mudder-virginia-beach-03_0Do you have what it takes to be a tough mudder? When I first read about the idea, I thought it absurd. I just couldn’t see myself pushing mind and muscle through all sorts of challenges. I also didn’t see myself as being tough enough to compete shoulder-to-shoulder with triathletes and military veterans.

Here are at least 3 things I would do if I were to become a mudder:

  1. I would overcome my fears and go in there with a good attitude.
  2. I would research and buy clothes and shoes that would be as mud-resistant as possible. I especially don’t want to have to clean out muddy toenails or wash the mud out of my hair for several days in a row.
  3. I would take my mobile phone with me, just in case I needed to call for help. Since I have an iPhone 7, I would look over the best cases for iPhone 7.

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