Posted by: Chris Carter
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No matter what you’re doing today at any moment, you only have one task, one method to follow, to be simply extraordinary. 

All you need to do is this:
1. Lead your life with your mind’s eye
2. Adjust your speed, position, and leverage in advance
3. Embrace every change to empower your Will

When we know how to lead our life with our mind’s eye, we are focusing our attention on only the things and changes in our future that put us in control of achieving what we desire. 

When we know how to adjust our speed, position, and leverage in advance, we act with great skill at every moment. We are always moving from one change to the next with total control over our momentum, our body and how we move, and our ability to multiply our effort.

But, we don’t always get things right, do we?

The path ahead is full of challenges - we’re human and we make mistakes! We misjudge, assume, react and sabotage our own progress, and sometimes get upset when things don’t go the way we expect. So, that’s why we need to learn how to Embrace.

When we start to embrace every challenge, mistake, and obstacle as a gift, sent to help us learn something to become even greater, we begin to accelerate towards to the results and the life we want, with ever-increasing control, confidence and ease.

We stop getting angry or upset when we mess up. Our fear of failure and making mistakes disappear. We discover those things are the gold in our life that teach us the greatest lessons. We welcome them. The curiosity we had as a child to take risks, experiment, and try new things returns, because we no longer fear failure.

We discover patience for ourselves, and for others, because we’re no longer searching for the quick-fix outside of us that we once thought would fix all our problems. We develop a new level of courage and perseverance, because we know that to get ourselves great, and create the life we really want, takes time and practice.

In the past, when we constantly reacted to people, places, things, and events, we thought ‘they’ were the cause of all our problems. We blamed everything outside of us and learned to fear change. But, as our control over our focus, actions, and embracability start transforming our life, we stop reacting to all those things. All the blame stops. 

We suddenly welcome other people's “failures” and mistakes, because now we understand the magic they bring. We discover all the people, places, things, and events never had control over us, and instead, it was us and the way we reacted out of control of our thoughts and actions that caused all our problems. 

If you have the desire and the belief, adding these 3 rules will give you the skill, ability, and success, you want far sooner, without all the struggle.

But perhaps the most exciting way these 3 Rules help us transform our lives, is what happens next.

Like Jim Carrey said, "The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is."

Now that we’re in control of all we think and do, to achieve whatever we desire, without sabotaging ourselves or harming and blaming anyone else, we discover the highest level of success, happiness, and fulfilment there is: unconditional love for ourselves, and for others.

That’s right. When everything we do is good for us, helps us grow, and puts us in control of creating our best future possible, we are truly loving ourselves. And just like we can feel the effect when somebody walks into the room with a negative vibe, and that changes how we respond to them, we’re all connected on this planet by the energy and Intention we give out.

It’s only when we eliminate the negative energy we put out, and all the harm we do to others, that we are truly loving ourselves in return, and in doing so, empowering ourselves to be free to become who we really want to be.

With the 3 simple Rules of the Groover Method we can become extraordinary in all we do, and empower everyone in our lives to become simply extraordinary, too.

Imagine that world and how fun it would be. Everybody working together, becoming extraordinary in an incredibly simple way.
All you need to add are 3 simple rules.

1. Lead your life with your mind’s eye
2. Adjust your speed, position, and leverage in advance
3. Embrace every change to empower your Will

Please, share this with the people in your life you really care about. I’d really appreciate it.

- Chris

past emotions shape our future actions
Each time this response saved lives, something very interesting happened inside caveman’s brain. His brain linked that unpredictable event, as well as the intense feelings and emotions of terror, shock, and fear he experienced, to the reaction that saved his life. From this his brain created a very powerful memory of the event.  

Then, every time he was in a threatening situation, felt the same emotions, and didn’t know what to do next, his brain would instantly summon that memory and he would act out the same fight or flight response he did last time to survive. Each time he reacted that way, the habit gripped him a little stronger.  
addicted to reacting
Eventually, he became so addicted to reacting with the fight or flight response that he started doing it all the time – even when his survival wasn’t under threat. Remember, our brain’s number one job is to help us survive, by removing us from harm as quickly as possible. But, I guess Mr Caveman’s brain started getting lazy. 

To the point where, whenever he felt even slightly fearful, didn’t know what to do next, or didn’t give himself time to pause and think, the ‘fight or flight’ response kicked in hard to remove him from the unpleasant situation. In confrontations with other men, sometimes he argued and fought, and sometimes he walked away. When he struggled with his axe he often swung it harder to fight the problem. Other times he threw it to the ground in disgust. 

Can you really blame him for getting addicted, though? Every time he reacted, his body shot a dose of powerful adrenaline into his bloodstream which made every event quite thrilling! 
repeating the same struggles
If you’re starting to join the dots you’d see that the more caveman relied on his fight or flight response, the more he was training his body into reacting, and unknowingly training his mind out of thinking of better solutions. 
Even today, we often argue and fight, or walk away from a confrontation, and never stop to think if there’s a better option to solve the disagreement – such as developing better communication skills. In other activities, such as sports, we have the fight or flight hangover, too. Often, we either keep fighting and simply ‘try harder’, or give up so we can fly away from the unpleasantness of challenge. 

Put simply, we have been genetically engineered to react to almost everything, and we have difficulty thinking of thinking. Every time we fight or flight we strengthen the habit even more, and miss the opportunity to think if there could be an alternative solution that might serve our needs better. That causes us to experience the same struggles over and over again.

So, how does all this caveman talk help you mountain bike better?
waiting for the threat to arrive
First, let's understand that mountain bikers are led by that very same fight or flight survival response. Sure, there are no wild animals trying to eat you, but there are repeated situations where you fear for your safety at some level, because you don’t know exactly how to ride what’s coming next. In those moments – just like our friendly caveman, we are hard-wired to react instead of think.  

If you’re not sure that’s true, think about the number of times you suddenly realised you were riding too fast and had to grab the brakes to try and get back in control. That realisation was the emotion of fear surfacing because you were experiencing some level of threat to your personal safety. Instantly your body reacted and grabbed the brakes because that’s how you reacted last time there was a similar threat.

In fact, we’re so addicted to that instinct, you could say we wait for the threat to arrive and force us to react. The problem with riding this way is we are continually letting ourselves get out of control first, before we try to respond. We repeat this same process hundreds – if not thousands of times, every ride. All it does is make us struggle and limit our potential.
re-wiring for extraordinary skill
But what if, instead of constantly reacting to events that have already happened – like grabbing the brakes because you were riding too fast, or pulling on the handlebar up a climb because you were losing traction, you could be in control in advance?
What would your mountain biking look like then?

It would look completely different. You would be transformed.

Instead of hoping, guessing, or reacting, you would flow along every trail with maximum control and skill. You would be making all the right decisions and doing all the right things at the right times. You’d never let the trail make you react again.

With those seven Control skills you would automatically become faster, safer, and highly skilled. You could also say goodbye to learning a never-ending list of complicated riding techniques, because just seven control skills power all your thoughts and actions for every trail feature.

You already have what it takes to become that great mountain biker – it’s that incredible brain between your ears. 

You just need to teach it the seven Control Skills so it has another choice instead of reacting. And that's pretty simple to do. Learn how to think in control in advance on your bike, and your mountain biking fun, capability, and skill will rise to a whole different level you never knew existed.
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