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May 21, 2019

To submit a question to the podcast, visit https://www.purplepatchfitness.com/podcast and fill out the podcast question form.

Matt Dixon and Purple Patch were recently featured on CNN with an in-depth piece on Managing Travel. View that story HERE and look for it at airports across the country. 

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Travel can be a...


May 14, 2019

Change is hard.

Most people are not naturally adaptable at thriving in a changing environment and they will lean into familiarity even if that familiarity isn’t positive.

Think about it. Most of us like to sink into a familiar couch or slip on a pair of comfortable shoes, even if we are allured by the concept of...


May 7, 2019

Matt looks back to give perspective on some of the best episodes this year related to global performance in sport, work, and life. He reviews the pivotal roles of a coach, how managers and coaches can create a culture to thrive, tips on integrating recovery into your multisport life, and presents an inspiring review of...


Apr 23, 2019

It is inevitable. You cannot escape failure. Ups and downs are a part of the journey in work, sport, family, and life.

When things don’t go well, you’re no less of a high performer and, guess what? You’re still the same person as you were before. Failure doesn’t define you as an athlete or a human being. In...


Apr 18, 2019

You are not a Swiss watch and your coach is not a watchmaker. 

In this episode, Matt redefines specificity to unshackle you from the pretense of precision. In fact, a focus on precision in every session is a slippery slope that leads to obsession, paralysis of analysis, erosion of confidence, and an overreliance on...