The Mentality of Running


Running has always been an important part of my physical and mental well-being. I’m sure on not alone on this one. But to be honest, I never really enjoyed running. I like the feeling afterwards, but never enjoyed it in the moment. I’ve always tried to play little mind games with myself to help get it over with as fast and painless as possible. There have been a few tricks that I’ve used to accomplish this. With these mental hacks, I’ve noticed running to be less of a burden in the moment.

The first bit of advice for those looking for a way to make running easier on them is to frame your mind correctly before you start. Don’t look at running as a race. Look at it as finding the right speed where your body and breathe are in harmony. When I used to train for basketball, I would…

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