Posts Tagged ‘Mental’

Ah, Dundee. City of Discovery. This would be the first time I had run the same race a second time, after clocking a PB (at the time) last year. Arriving at Camperdown Park the feeling of deja vu was strong as I walked, with all the experience of one who knows, past the queues waiting for […]

The Positive Impact of Negative Ions?

Posted: 17th September 2013 by mockjogger in Equipment, Inspiration
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About a year and a half ago I started running again. Around the same time, and on impulse, I purchased a negative ion band because I thought it would look cool. Since then I have run more often and further than I ever did before, shed several kilos and recorded PBs for most distances. So, […]

Keep Running Stress Free

Posted: 19th June 2013 by mockjogger in Inspiration, Lists
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I’m prone to getting stressed, particularly about (1) inanimate objects that just won’t do what they should, and (2) attaching stuff to walls. To keep stress from invading my running karma, I apply the following rules. 1. I set realistic targets I may never run super long. Most certainly, I will never run super fast. […]

What I think About When Running

Posted: 9th May 2013 by mockjogger in Lists, Training Runs
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A couple of days ago someone asked me “what do you think about when you are running?” I struggled to answer and realised I really had no idea. All I could recall were snapshots of wisdom like “It’s about 2 months to holiday time”, “Jeez, this hill doesn’t get any easier”, and “Is anybody close […]