'Proof of Doping' Is a Strawman
Everyone has an opinion on just how big (or small) a problem doping in sport is, and everyone has a right to his or her opinion. But, the argument breaks down for those who take the stance of defending sport as clean and contend that athletes must be considered clean unless there is absolute proof to the contrary. Yes, they demand incontrovertible proof of cheating to declare any given athlete in any given sport a cheater. This is a strawman stance at best and, at the least, defies logic.
Coping With Life's Transitions
Life is not linear, nor is our desire for the physical pursuits we choose. At some point, the rigor of what we are doing outweighs the enjoyment we once received from the pursuit, and it might be time to reevaluate why it is we do what we do. It is also important to understand our motivations behind these pursuits, so we continue to do them for the right reasons. This video is a gut check about training and competing.