30 Aug '17, 1am

How To Find Motivation When You Don't Feel Like Running

How To Find Motivation When You Don't Feel Like Running

Even the most avid runners experience a day here or there when they just don’t feel like running. We’ve all been there. Taking a day off from running may seem harmless, but it depends on why you don’t feel like it. If your reason is hunger, tiredness, physical strain or an overwhelming desire to be a couch potato, no harm done. If, however, you find your enthusiasm waning, you may want to resist the urge to take a day off. Any healthy discipline takes determination and effort. To help you fight the urge to slack on your running routine, below are some motivating tips. Some of these pointers are inspired by my personal experience as a clinician working with clients in treatment for substance abuse (for whom finding the motivation to stick with newfound sobriety is critical) and are proven to motivate those who need it most: Set goals for yourself and track your progress. Kn...

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