“Go the extra mile; it’s never crowded” took on a very real meaning tonight during my five-mile run.
This song was written for runners. It not only pushes me to run farther and faster but reminds me to enjoy the scenery as I go.
Tragedies like the explosions at the Boston Marathon should be opportunities for us to reflect on how we can give back. Today, we take a cue from those thousands of selfless runners.
What are you training for? Me? I’m training for my first half marathon in March. Read about my training schedule and how I’m staying motivated.
Sometimes I get so caught up in trying to compete with the person running next to me at the gym or the people I see out running in my neighborhood that I forget that my biggest competition is me.
We each have our own demons to struggle with, but we don’t have to be alone in that fight. This song reminds me of that.
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” Fred Devito. Find what challenges you and go do it!
Ask yourself, “If not now, when?” There’s no better time to start working towards a goal you’ve been putting off than right now! I’m going to run a half marathon, what about you?
Need help sifting through the thousands of health and fitness apps in the iTunes store? Here are my favorite running, cross-training, motivation, and nutrition apps (for the moment, anyway).
For anyone who’s ever wanted to hit life’s reset button (like me), there’s nothing like a good run and a loud song to put things in perspective.