If you hate hate HATE rest days, you'll easily relate to this blog post:

My friend Sarah wrote a blog post recently that made me think a lot about what “type” of runner I am. She noted that there are runners who hate rest days and runners who love rest days. Sarah is one of the latter. Of course, we all run for different reasons, and it makes sense that those reasons are why you run impact whether or not you love rest days, hate them, or fall somewhere in between. Those who run to relieve stress and anxiety may not feel “right” without a run. It takes the edge off and helps us work through hard times. A run seems like the perfect hour to ourselves away from the other people and things we have to worry about. Some run for weight loss, fitness, or health reasons. If they don’t cross train or enjoy other forms of exercise, not running might induce anxiety. Still others love the social aspect of running – the friends, the races, the whole community...

Full article: http://womensrunning.competitor.com/2014/08/t-rex-runner/...

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