Let’s face it. The psychology side of running, especially when you’re a beginner, is important. Sexy, however, it is not. While I have covered the mental side of running from a habit formation aspect, I have not done a great job at providing you with tactics you can use during your runs. This interview closes the gaping hole shut and if you incorporate some of the tactics discussed here, … [Read more...]
Motivation and Mindset
This page shares my best articles to read on getting your mind right in order to become the runner you have always wanted to be.
Tina Muir is an elite runner chasing her dreams of representing her country in a major World Championship. Her PRs are 16:08 (5k), 33:24 (10k), 1:13 (Half Marathon), and 2:41 (Marathon). Tina grew up in England and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky with her husband. She is also the host of the Run to the Top Podcast and works as a Community Manager for Runners Connect - one of the few … [Read more...]
I have been listening to Rich Roll's podcast for over 2 years. Rich joked in our chat that I probably know him better than his parents. His podcast has had a huge impact on the way I approach eating and fitness. And I think you'll also find his story and approach helpful for your own life. Rich is a 47-year old, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former entertainment attorney turned … [Read more...]
This is lesson three of my “Get Started Running” series. Head back to lesson 1 and 2 to catch up on what you’ve missed. Lesson 1 - Choosing Running Shoes, Prepping Your Body and More Lesson 2 - Strength Training, Running Form, Pain Management and More In this lesson, I want to share a story of a runner that started from scratch. His name is Leo Babauta. In 2005, Leo was a … [Read more...]