Yesterday Nic over at Phase Five had a great post about commitment. It’s no secret that preparing for an endurance event takes a lot of commitment. At times it seems nothing short of a never ending battle between our training and the rest of “normal” life. As much as we try there are times when there is nothing you can do and something has to give. Sometimes it means missing a workout or not going out on a Friday night with friends and the list goes on and on.
Now Nic’s post got me thinking a bit more about the details of our training and things that we sometimes let slide. This of course is understandable with the all the stuff we try and cram into one day but it can have serious affects on our training and performance. For instance I only had a bit of success at working in those good habits when it comes to flexibility and working on my core. For the most part it’s been hit or miss which I’m not happy about but haven’t made the necessary changes either. So these are just two of the items that I’m going to recommit to. Now some things are harder to change then others and it’s all a process, but the changes will be made if the desire is really there.
This is my proposal and we’ll see if we have any takers. :) If there are certain aspects of your training or even life for that matter that you want to address make it known on your blog. Blogland is such a supportive force and I see no reason why we can’t help each other make some of these changes. Personally I’m gonna put another little stat box in my sidebar with the items that I want to fix. Every time I do something to change that aspect I’ll give myself a point. Now I know this might sound a little funny and it may not have any effect, but hey at least it’s worth a try. I’ll keep it up there awhile and hopefully things will improve. If nothing else it will be another reminder of things that I would like to change.
Ok, ok I’m off my little recommitment soapbox. Have a great day everyone…