"Ant, I'd love to be a better runner but I just don't have the time"
And I totally understand - Life comes first, work comes first and kids come first (if you have them!) and time is hard to find.
So I thought I'd come up with...
Do you ever experience fear and talk yourself out of doing something ?
Me and Lindsey (RunCamp Sports Massage Extraordinaire) were going through some old photos the other day and stumbled across our photos from our trip to New Zealand.
Of most interest was my bungee jump...
"Your running cadence should be 180".
"Running is bad for your knees".
"Heel striking is bad for you".
"Hill training is all the strength training you need to do".
These are just some of the common things I'll see on my browse around the internet and chatting to fellow...
Theres often a debate amongst runners.
To stretch or not to stretch?
There is the camp that religiously stretch - hit the same routine post run and might even attend a pilates/yoga class to keep on top of things.
But then theres the camp that ignore things completely.
As runners it can sometimes get tough.
Motivation wanes - its 100% normal to get days where you just don't want to go out.
The best strategy I have found is to go somewhere different.
Go on a new route, try something new.
Just last weekend I had a...