It fascinates and disappoints when the first thing an athlete asks about a conditioning workout is “how long should it take me to finish?”.
We work to stress our body and force adaptation in equal measure. What if we also take hold of the idea that our minds and our spirits are just as responsive and adaptive as our bodies.
Seize your workout opportunity to develop mental toughness and push beyond your self imposed limits. Make “good enough” unacceptable, impress yourself with your effort within a system and you will be shocked at the results.
You can’t be an outlier and run in the middle of the pack.