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When is it “OK” to quit?

When is it “OK” to quit?

Do you ever those days when you just want to STOP running (or whatever your form of exercise is) and just call it quits?  I do not have those days often but when I do I can usually talk myself into finishing.  Not this time… A few days ago I had another tempo run.  It did NOT go as planned.  Basically, I was not well rested and I had not drank enough water the day before. My running buddy and I…

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My Biggest Challenges

My Biggest Challenges

With my big 20 mile run just 2 days away I have been trying to prepare myself mentally and physically for what’s in store. Training for a marathon with a 9 week-old has definitely had its share of challenges. I thought I would share a few of these and also mention how I’m working through them… 1.) Lack of sleepThis one is huge. I have always been the kind of person who NEEDS 8 hours of sleep. Even back in…

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