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Mentally preparing for marathon training

How much of running is mental vs. physical? I don’t think my body was made to be a runner and it does not come easy. And sometimes, I fool myself into thinking I just can’t run farther or faster or longer. As much as I love to run, it’s not always easy to get out the door and go. But …

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Progress, not perfection

I use this saying a lot when it comes to my weight loss. Every week brings with it different challenges to face and it is just not possible – or healthy – to lose weight every single week. There will be gains, losses, and some weeks where you just maintain. Progress, not perfection.     This also applies to running. …

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