08 Oct '16, 9pm

Ideas on how to work #accountability into your #training via @walkjogrun! Hint: A good #coach helps!

Ideas on how to work #accountability into your #training via @walkjogrun! Hint: A good #coach helps!

So far I’m doing well with sticking to a coached training plan for my half marathon . My race is still 9 weeks away, but I’m hoping training through the cold and snow has me a step ahead of the pack. The workouts are actually getting interesting (fartleks and hill repeats) and the weather finally is getting nicer. By far, the accountability aspect of my training is what’s helping the most. Someone, a real person, is reading my workouts, meaning my coach knows if I complete them (or not). It got me thinking about accountability as a part of training. Too many times in the past, I’ve gladly skipped workouts when life got in the way. I’d find myself too busy and allow those miles to slip out of my grasp, thereby derailing my training. (How easily one day turns into two and so on.) In the end, taking a day off or three may have made life easier in the moment, but I certainly w...

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