Hot, still, humid air can flood our ambition

September sunrise near Walt Disney World
Yesterday, 30 minutes of walking before sunrise.


Even though it was dark when i walked down the driveway to begin a Monday morning run yesterday, the air was anything but cool.

First i said, “i’ll walk 800 meters to warmup, get loose, and get motivated”.

At 800 meters, i extended it to a one mile warmup walk, and even before the first mile was done, i knew what was going to happen.

i was going to say, “i don’t feel like running today. i’ll just do the same amount of time, but walk instead of run. It will be good to cross-train”.

Every avid runner struggles with the same things every other (rookie) runner struggles with.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.