Tip #1: Why are you getting injured? Figure out the root issue There are multiple reasons you can get injured and it is entirely up to you to experiment to see what the problem is. Tip #2 is going to be your biggest bet of what the root issue is but there are other things… Continue reading Stop Getting Injured! Incorporate these 3 things into your life to minimize the injuries so you can continue doing what you love.
I used to stress out about having the onset of an injury because that meant less training and it threatened to pause my running. But, I also used to stress out about not having the onset of an injury, because I was wondering if I wasn’t pushing hard enough. I was so totally confused. Yet… Continue reading Using Injuries to Your Advantage
Motivation, as I’ve said before, is fleeting, just like our feelings. It comes and goes in the moment. Motivation could actually be easily classified as a feeling. It’s a good feeling that makes us want to get something done. Though there are many reasons why you may be lacking motivation, here are the top three… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation
I can’t begin to explain the peace that I had going into this race as well as actually running it. For about two weeks prior God had been laying on my heart Isaiah 26:3, “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” Even with a… Continue reading Mo Half Marathon Recap
Many of us hate pain. Actually, I’ve yet to meet someone who loves pain. Even as a runner, I guarantee most do not like the painful part of working out. There have been a couple times I have almost passed out because of too much pain. Some throw-up, some have anxiety attacks; the reactions vary… Continue reading What is God’s Purpose in Pain?
Recovery can be one of the toughest points of training, both physically and mentally, whether we are recovering from a spiritual or physical workout. Yet, recovery is a huge factor in training that is often over-looked or underrated.
Part Two: This Half Marathon was the best race I’ve ever run. For the last three miles, I was covered in sweat. It was windy, temps were below freezing, and I do not do well in the cold. Besides that, I was now badly dehydrated and my body threatened to cramp up, pass-out, and upchuck the fuel I had recently ingested. But it was during these last few miles that God showed me more of Himself in a beautiful way I’ll never forget!
Running to the best of your ability is way more enjoyable and realistic than shooting for an impossible picture of perfectionism.
Ya’ll I can’t even begin to explain how great this journey has been! I had originally planned on running a Half-Marathon in the year 2020 but because of Covid, that got canceled. Then this year, 2021, I planned on running the same Half-Marathon from 2020. But no, God had other plans! Great plans!! Before I… Continue reading My First Full Marathon Training and Race Recap
Why can’t I sleep?? There have been a few times throughout my life that I am exhausted throughout the day and can’t sleep at night, but this one particular night was awful. I tossed and turned and couldn’t find a comfortable position to lay. My mind was swirling with all types of anxieties, including that… Continue reading Insomnia