Tag: psychology

The Mental Game

I’ve always had a bit of a problem with self confidence, especially in any physical activity. I’ve never seen myself as “sporty”. Most of my experiences with sports when I was younger ended up being spoiled by bullies, or just…

The Perils of Over Doing It.

This last month I have learnt why all exercise books tell you to build things up slowly. It wasn’t deliberate. I was just a bit stupid. Christmas is pretty much always a slack fest especially post Half Marathon, and the…

Negative Running Thoughts

woman with white sunvisor running

The Marriotts Way 10k is now 9 days away, and I am nervous. On Wednesday night I set off on only my second full 10k training run ever. It was getting dark as we’d set off late. I was off…