What does a running coach tell you, which are important too… Start With Your Mind. Preparation for a long run begins in your head. .. But let’s start right at point 1. How does it start? In your brain. I can tell you how it doesn’t start. It doesn’t start if you are not running. It doesn’t start if running is a struggle, if getting out to do a training run is a difficult process for you.
Those thoughts don’t come at that moment in time, because you are as one would say not in the correct mindset, or you are not in the correct state of mind.
There first has to be a WANT. A desire to go further. And this part, hey it is like you ever saw someone who has a tattoo that’s really weird. And you are like “what were you thinking”… well I can tell you … it started somewhere in is brain. And if it’s a really weird one… weird tattoo that is not brain, there was a desire to try something.
And you, rather than getting a tattoo, or another one… use that creative streak and apply it to your running.
Whether you currently run 5K’s or regularly run marathons. Let me rephrase that… I hope you are a regular listener because then I know you won’t take offence. If you are one of those “I always do it that way”… or “I always park there”… or “this is how I do it”… This is the perfect show for you… you should not only listen but pay attention and DO.
ISAIAH 43:18-19 Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?