30 Days to Overcome the Biggest Challenge of my Life

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For the past 4 years Matt has put 'Completing a Half Ironman' on his list of biggest goals. But he's always put it off due to fear and procrastination. Until now, where, along with his friend Conor, he overcomes endless doubt, fear, uncertainty and lack of training to go compete head on in a race that once seemed impossible to him...all with only 30 days of training.
Special people to thank for making this episode happen:
Conor for always being down for the most insane challenges. Check out his DE-visions channel here: de-visions.com/pass/UC1E5Ti2P70zZxA4osS2MhiA
Rich Roll for being both an inspiration and mentor throughout this whole process. Check out his DE-visions channel here: de-visions.com/nameof-richroll66videos
Rich also has a great podcast which you can find here: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-rich-roll-podcast/id582272991?mt=2)
Gina Baski and the whole Trifit team for teaching Matt the essentials and allowing him to train in their incredible gym. Visit trifitla.com/ to train for your triathlon.
Fuji Bikes @fujibikes for supplying both Conor and Matt with their bike.
@andreeashem for the epic cinematography
Thank you to @itsnicoyeager for lending us his drone for the day!
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  • Last Season of the year for Seek Discomfort is out now! You have 3 days to be selected to potentially have us come and help you accomplish your biggest dream. www.seekdiscomfort.com

    Yes TheoryYes TheoryVor 6 Monate
    • Make Matt's next iron man a documentary please.

      Lyla CinLyla CinVor Monat
    • Go to the moon?

      somebody gamingsomebody gamingVor 2 Monate
    • Yes Theory I love your channel

      Bella HamlinBella HamlinVor 4 Monate
    • Wanna run a 100 mile race with me?

      Chris SwenkeChris SwenkeVor 4 Monate
    • Yes Theory i y

      UltimatumGamingUltimatumGamingVor 5 Monate
  • He looks like a blond John Wick

    YamiYamiVor 21 Stunde
  • HE took his cyclign shorts over his boxers.... poor balls.

    Zimmerh90Zimmerh90Vor 23 Stunden
  • Holy shit it’s rich roll

    Will LancerWill LancerVor Tag
  • Great stuff guys, what youre doing is is very inspirational!

    C of WhiteC of WhiteVor 2 Tage
  • pro triathletes do full ironmans in the same time

    RMP 376RMP 376Vor 3 Tage
  • That's crazy dude. Now imagine the record of doing a full in 7 hours 52 minutes 39 seconds.

    BozDuke13BozDuke13Vor 3 Tage
  • If someone is from Greece we should make a group chat and do a mini meet up❤ seek discomfort together 😂

    Λυδια γολεμηΛυδια γολεμηVor 3 Tage
  • U know, i am just a college student, and always been obsessed with health and nutrition i just wanna go do a marathon, at least once in my life and this only made me realize how baaad i want it and one day ill, nobody seems to understand what i mean by saying there is unexplainable joy when you push urself and do some physical activity, i think possibly the accomplishment, thanks for the inspiration

    Amal AlshuwaikhAmal AlshuwaikhVor 3 Tage
  • I watched this video back in December 2018. I was a little tipsy when I watched it so I said F it and signed up for an Iron Man in Panama City Beach Florida. I finished the race yesterday in seven hours and three minutes. Thank you for inspiring me for chasing my dreams, I would’ve never done it without this video

    Daniel MoralesDaniel MoralesVor 10 Tage
    • Good job man ! You're trully a hero, as all who seek discomfort, you done the worse and best to your body and mind ! I'm proud of ya !

      Dereika100Dereika100Vor 7 Tage
  • When I don't believe in myself 7 11 34

    Ian KochIan KochVor 10 Tage
  • I love watching these videos!!! The make want to do stuff and help me believe I can achieve them:)

    Mitzully MoralesMitzully MoralesVor 17 Tage
  • genuinely one of the greatest videos i have seen

    Abeer LambaAbeer LambaVor 19 Tage
  • Cannot find the song at the end for the life of me. Anyone know what the song is? Amazing video, very emotional and inspiring.

    Lindsay DaignaultLindsay DaignaultVor 19 Tage
  • Best motivation i’ve ever had

    Oh yeah yeahOh yeah yeahVor 20 Tage
  • Rich Roll is the best

    Maria Alonso fernandez de toroMaria Alonso fernandez de toroVor 21 Tag
  • You’re not supposed to wear underwear under cycling pants. 😂 It causes chafing.

    Danique TersmetteDanique TersmetteVor 22 Tage
  • My dad does it not me it is extraordinary he started with half’s and now does the whole Ironman he’s done 10 now long story short I dare u to do the full I truly support u and am not trying to brag

    Brian HamiltonBrian HamiltonVor 22 Tage
  • Matt bike is so beautiful i wish i have a bike

    Yan2x ThorYan2x ThorVor 22 Tage
  • You guys are so inspirational

    Hayden DlugoleckiHayden DlugoleckiVor 22 Tage
  • I keep coming back to this video every now and then, until I finish my 70.3 in 2022

    Tom BrunbergTom BrunbergVor 23 Tage
  • so inspiring, wow!

    Sofia HerreraSofia HerreraVor 23 Tage
  • i thought this would've been no nut november

    Lexi CasimiroLexi CasimiroVor 24 Tage
  • i freaking love this channel so so so so so much

    Ruby TuesdayRuby TuesdayVor 27 Tage
  • matt i hope to race you on day . i got a replaced ankle but i used to be really good at track and field but then i gave up... not any more (from today on im making it ONE of my goals to beat you in a happy way as you've done it for me and i hope it may help just as much , much love

    bilbo slaughterbilbo slaughterVor 29 Tage
  • If I did that with that much training I would get shin splints so bad I would have to be hospitalized. I get shin splints pretty easily.

    Sam BSam BVor Monat
  • I think it was the interstellar music lol

    Augustine LAugustine LVor Monat
  • Does this mean 60 days = full iron man

    Thanos •Thanos •Vor Monat
  • I love this. I have missed out on so much of my life for fear that I would not excel. Passed up many opportunities because I did not think I would be "ready." If I wasn't 110% prepared, it wasn't happening. I have started saying "yes" to so many things since I began watching your videos. Giving myself the opportunity to fail has been the best decision I have ever made.

    Coco JoCoco JoVor Monat
  • 4:52 lmao

    Will HawkWill HawkVor Monat
  • Ugh I wish I had a bike lol

    AyooitsReeseAyooitsReeseVor Monat
  • when dude mentioned goggins i felt proud.. i don’t know why lol

    303303Vor Monat
  • 2:47 casually a crime scene in the background

    Jamie VukovichJamie VukovichVor Monat
  • Today we all win 💗

    dejavu1827dejavu1827Vor Monat
  • I've never been so proud of a stranger

    Katie O'HaraKatie O'HaraVor Monat
  • Matt should do Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World, it’s a 5k,10k,half marathon, and a full marathon in the span of 4 days

    Beep BoopBeep BoopVor Monat
  • 13:42 full respect to him

    Thomas VormThomas VormVor Monat
  • I am only 13, but this summer me and my mom are going all the way to Cali to climb mt Whitney. It's the highest mountain in the lower 48 states and about 15,000 feet tall. I was getting nervous about how strenuous the climb would be because I had to carry everything and risk altitude sickness because I live at sea level. However, this video lifted my spirits and I realized that if I put my mind to reaching the summit, than I could do it. Thanks!!

    Bartow JonesBartow JonesVor Monat
  • Please make more Love is Fear merch

    A Unicorn SamA Unicorn SamVor Monat
  • Because of Yes Theory and this video, I signed up for my first half marathon. The race is on Saturday, thank you for teaching me to seek discomfort and to believe in myself that anything is possible. Mood Follows Action.

    Maggie MarinovichMaggie MarinovichVor Monat
  • I've watched this so many times and still I feel the same anxiety Matt and Connor feels thou I haven't tried a single triathlon or marathon

    richin exerichin exeVor Monat
  • 9:36 I wouldn't have broken a sweat as well if i were at their place. Like wtf

    Andrey TsankovAndrey TsankovVor Monat
  • Best channel rn

    Frankie IovinelliFrankie IovinelliVor Monat
  • Wow, Connor is beast and so supportive. Much respect!

    Lyla CinLyla CinVor Monat
  • I’m crying

    Olivia CoheeOlivia CoheeVor Monat
  • That was amazing even though I’m a tween that was super inspiring

    Amanda WatanabAmanda WatanabVor Monat
  • Having signed up for a half ironman this summer, this video is definitely inspiring. I've never done a triathlon before, not even any formally organized race. In addition, unknowingly I signed up for the half ironman with one of the hardest cycling courses. A number of years ago they held a full ironman at the same location and then never did it again due to the number of athletes who couldn't complete it. Despite all this, I'm determined to finish in the top 50%, and being 16 weeks out, while I have time for training, it's not exactly as much time as I'd like. I've also had this on my bucket list for several years, so here's to seeking discomfort and doing something that everyone else thinks I'm crazy for 👍

    Benjamin DanBenjamin DanVor Monat
  • This was beautiful, literally tearing up writing this!

    Alvin CernaAlvin CernaVor Monat
  • I see Rich Roll, I click

    Lala Lady VKLala Lady VKVor Monat
  • Poor cameramen

    Abdullah KhanAbdullah KhanVor Monat
  • He talking about this and we all know we are in the bed watching this at 2:00AM

    The AthleticsThe AthleticsVor Monat
  • That's true friendship

    Numerous MemoriesNumerous MemoriesVor 2 Monate
  • Me in bed at 2 am: Wow I’m so inspired I gotta sign up for this, I gotta work out and I gotta stop letting friends take me away from the things I love to do. Me in the morning: IM NEVA GETTING UP FUCK SCHOOL! I’ll go to the gym next week...

    Vladimir PutinVladimir PutinVor 2 Monate
  • There was one Polish guy, Jerzy Górski, a heroine junkie, who started training, stopped doing drugs thing, and run the Iron man. I mean, he was a junkie, nearly dead, and his Iron man was twice as long, as normal. There is a movie "Breaking the Limits" by Pawlikowski, which is about him. If you want, you can watch. Have a nice day!

    Dominik PoźniakDominik PoźniakVor 2 Monate
  • I am going to rewatch this so many times before my first olympic triathlon, so motivating, Thank you! And I have no friends so I am training and doing it on my own.

    Pooky The Lucky OnePooky The Lucky OneVor 2 Monate
  • 2:23 looks like he's wearing a wrestling singlet

    DONALD SWICKDONALD SWICKVor 2 Monate
  • Wow, this is exactly what I needed to hear. I have a triathlon in 2 weeks I am NOT ready for. I've been shitting my pants for weeks but now my motivations been rekindled.

    mradmazamradmazaVor 2 Monate
  • so cool and so sad thay i do nothing :v

    pato lunapato lunaVor 2 Monate
  • Summit... is that you?!

    DutchyPvP18 - Minecraft & More!DutchyPvP18 - Minecraft & More!Vor 2 Monate
  • I'm good... No really... I'm great just watching you do you!

    C AC AVor 2 Monate
  • 2:45 what’s happening with the spedometer

    BRADYLABRADYLAVor 2 Monate
  • I FUCKING LOVE THIS CHANNEL

    Kainan ProvostKainan ProvostVor 2 Monate
  • My dads done the full Hawaii ironman twice. It’s insane but so rewarding.

    Piper GenkinPiper GenkinVor 2 Monate
  • That’s cool he mentioned David goggins

    Jake HathawayJake HathawayVor 2 Monate
  • Can anyone tell how I ll find This last song , Its do damm awesome

    BluRay IllusBluRay IllusVor 2 Monate
  • Me and my best friend have decided that we are gonna do this(edit: just realized this is a half marathon, we were talking about a full iron man). So this will be a fun life experience I believe.

    Nathan MarsalesNathan MarsalesVor 2 Monate
  • This video is so inspiring but wish I could get that fit. This video makes me want to get up and start working out to achieve my goals but I always fail to get up and work, never had any motivation

    john cenajohn cenaVor 2 Monate
  • What went through the minds of the 1,7 k people that disliked this video

    Sneaky MasterSneaky MasterVor 2 Monate
  • I'm so motivated to run and swim right now. Swim? I don't even know how to f*cking swim 🙄

    Gail ColumnaGail ColumnaVor 2 Monate
  • Positive peer pressure?

    Corncob CashCorncob CashVor 2 Monate
  • I think I’d actually die trying to do a triathlon

    Iamreallytwiggy TVIamreallytwiggy TVVor 2 Monate
  • this channel should be bigger than pewdiepies... Keep up the motivation

    Vip3rSnipezVip3rSnipezVor 2 Monate
  • I wanna run marathon. Then triathlon. Not in shape , but trying is what matters right ?

    Olivier DevriesOlivier DevriesVor 2 Monate
  • Find a random musician and get then signed within 30 days.

    Phiré RecordsPhiré RecordsVor 2 Monate
  • can someone tell me whats the ending song name?

    CoffiN XCoffiN XVor 2 Monate
  • My name is Connor, an android sent by CyberLife.

    Karol RehákKarol RehákVor 2 Monate
  • rewatching this.... and just now realizing I made a big YES. the yes of finally finding help, and saying yes to therapy. I haven't been feeling okay the last few months, I have been struggling with stuff in the last few years. But never really taken action with this. Being at the point of being the worst I have ever been, I finally said yes to seeking help.

    Hermine MHermine MVor 2 Monate
    • I am really happy for you, it's amazing how these videos can bring people together. I hope you find what you need to achieve contentment. Reaching out is not an easy thing to do, I hope you realize just how brave you are, everything will fall into place now that you've taken this step. I'm a psychology student, and I've been putting off seeing a therapist for years. Last year was a rough one, and I had promised myself I'd set up an appointment. I did last week, so this really struck home. Good luck. 🤞🏼

      RafaelRafaelVor 2 Monate
  • Go to the moon?

    somebody gamingsomebody gamingVor 2 Monate
  • Inspirational. Thank you brother

    Dalpoh KukiDalpoh KukiVor 2 Monate
  • What's the song at the end?? Anyone?

    2wice the Wise2wice the WiseVor 2 Monate
  • I would love to buy some apparel. I like the blue long sleeve with the white box in the middle that you are wearing in this video. Do you sell this shirt? I could not find it on your webpage.

    bryson lewisbryson lewisVor 2 Monate
  • I want to join yes theory but my dream never came true

    Lol HeyLol HeyVor 2 Monate
  • I got out of breath just laying here and watching this lmao

    BtterthanyuBtterthanyuVor 2 Monate
  • Ayeee he talked about David Goggins

    Chris ArmstrongChris ArmstrongVor 2 Monate
  • Vegan donuts 🍩!!! XD

    Terry CellokordTerry CellokordVor 2 Monate
  • I’m so inspired to do this now!!! This is my dream but I’m only 15... maybe one day!

    Me...5293Me...5293Vor 2 Monate
  • challenge me to do something dificult

    marcosmarcosVor 2 Monate
  • Dame their so motivating

    BAD LipBAD LipVor 2 Monate
  • this made me so nervous just by watching

    daniel smithdaniel smithVor 2 Monate
  • Daym this is inspiring

    VKzVKzVor 2 Monate
  • after watching this i signed up for #LSRColombo2019. you guys are awesome.

    Ahemed AnsafAhemed AnsafVor 2 Monate
  • I think I’m gonna do a half Ironman wearing your week discomfort merch.

    William hattenWilliam hattenVor 2 Monate
  • To be honest it didn't seem so uncomfortable for them. I guess there physical endurance level was quite high before they signed up for the event. But, that being said, I really enjoy the possitive vibes and the challenging mindsets these guys have, thank you for that!

    Mattias Beck MadsenMattias Beck MadsenVor 2 Monate
  • Imagine hof doing this

    ig ortiz0_oig ortiz0_oVor 2 Monate
  • Everytime i watch vids like this i say to my slelf “im gunna eat healthier” then i look at oreos and i cant help myself

    ZayteX SaucerZayteX SaucerVor 2 Monate
  • If thats a half... WHATS A FULL?

    ZayteX SaucerZayteX SaucerVor 2 Monate
  • He drives a Hyundai😒 at least buy a Honda

    Eric Willoughby VlogsEric Willoughby VlogsVor 2 Monate
  • DE-visions recommend something amazing for once

    GamingCactiGamingCactiVor 2 Monate
  • 2:12 "You look like Borat" 😂😂

    2doorduude2doorduudeVor 2 Monate
  • 15:48 ahhh thats hot, thats hot

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30 Days to Overcome the Biggest Challenge of my Life