26 Feb '13, 8pm

Do you find yourself coming up with excuses not to run? Here's how to get over it. #noexcuses

As much as you may love to run, there are still days when simply tying your shoes requires a marathon effort. Morning runners groan when the alarm buzzes; midday runners battle full in-boxes and growling stomachs; evening runners struggle to find energy after a long day. And when you hit the road, you sometimes face the urge to walk a hill or turn back early. "Hormonal and neurological shifts occur in our body, which can impact how we feel about exercise and how we feel while exercising," says exercise physiologist Julia Moffitt, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology and pharmacology at Des Moines University. Luckily, you can outsmart these internal power struggles and reduce the temptation of hitting snooze, working through lunch, or cutting a workout short. Here's how to clear the roadblocks in your running day.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/running-tips/get-over-it?cm_m...

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