The ritual continues… wake up, grab the running clothes/shoes, and out the door. Hit the same routes that I’ve been planning and know each mile like the back of my hand. Consistency is key when it comes to training and forcing myself to make a habit of physical activity around a busy work schedule has been the hardest part. Variation isn’t necessarily a bad thing either though to throw in as part of your training. I’ll do my speed workouts on the oval with the grass, change shoes occasionally with a preference for some pairs with certain speeds or distances, and even consider cross training when I’m feeling a bit burnt out from running!
Consider this analogy:
Let’s consider, what would happen to the chair as it’s being compressed with the exact same force constantly. The chair will wear down in those exact spots that its being hit constantly to the point that the cushion will no longer be comfortable to sit on! Now...