Building a stronger mind: Finish Line

My mind feels stronger!

Micah Tinklepaugh
2 min readAug 6, 2022


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Hi, all! My mind is now stronger. I wish I could say I did an fMRI before and after but all I have is self reporting for you!

Over the last 21 days — I listened to a training session every day from Wahoo Systm Mental training program.

In this write up — I’m covering my performance in mental toughness and highlighting next steps. I gave everything in these 21 days. There were days I didn’t want to do it.

Some days I didn’t know I was supposed to do the session before the workout or training. Some times I didn’t take as long as I could to articulate answers to all the questions Wahoo asks. Realistically, my goal wasn’t challenging enough. I wanted to train consistently while finishing workouts with friends. I also broke away from some of the instructions in some of the days. I made it work for me. And ultimately — I think the course should be redesigned into something easier to use.

Writing this series taught me I want to use the following format for future series:

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Micah Tinklepaugh

I design products for people and systems. I also like to swim, bike, and run.