29 Feb '16, 6am

5 Inspiring Pieces of Running Advice To Keep You Moving

5 Inspiring Pieces of Running Advice To Keep You Moving

On my first official long run, while training for my very first marathon over a decade ago, it hit me. Both a piece of smart running advice and sage life advice, the simple statement, “Your mind will give out way before you body does” suddenly made total sense, as I struggled to squeak out my first ever run over 10 miles. I knew my body could do it, but my brain thought otherwise. Ever since then, my mind has continued to wage a battle of wits with my legs. “Just walk.” it says. “You can stop now. It’s OK.” it whispers. “You’re not gonna make it,” it teases. “That’s long enough for today,” it tempts. But now I know better. I know not to listen to the negative self- talk, which is often harder to push out of the corners of my brain than pushing a double jogging stroller uphill. I also know that mental toughness and mind training is just as important as intervals and tempo r...

Full article: http://anothermotherrunner.com/2016/02/28/running-advice/

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