We’ve all been there, on a run that just plain old sucks. Whether it’s mental or physical, it can be a struggle-train run. You could throw in the towel and walk home, but sometimes it’s necessary to embrace the suck and push through (it’s excellent resilience training for races). Here are some of my top […]
Here are some of the strategies I use when all I want to do is give up. If you have any others you use, please let me know. SMILE – I find, no matter how miserable you are feeling, if you smile it can really help trick your brain into thinking that all is good.
I was standing at the bus stop on my way to work this morning, and I started thinking about my race goal for the Oak Bay half marathon in May. I’m half way through my training cycle for this race, which has now got me thinking about whether my race goal is realistic. I say […]