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Overcoming Adversity or Procrastination?


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Adversity or Procrastination, one or the other kept me from my run training for a few guilt-stricken days. Oh, I know I hurt my ankle on Friday and so I *could* claim adversity was keeping me sedentary. But really? Really, I suspect I could have run yesterday but I didn't "feel" like it. I think I have to call that procrastination : )

Whichever it was, I overcame it today by shoveling snow for half an hour, dreadmilling for an hour and stretching for 2o minutes. Fitness Tracker likes me again and more to the point I like me again!

Thanks, GETSTRONGRRR for your blog yesterday. It gave me the kick in the pants I needed to get back to training for my April 10k.
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LINDAMARIEZ1 2/21/2013 6:47PM

    I knew you could do it Ken! emoticon

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JULESJET 2/20/2013 8:54PM

    Good for you!


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ALDEBARANIAN 2/20/2013 8:19PM

    Way to go. The best way to give in to procrastination is to put off procrastinating.

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RODGRODMEDFLOD 2/20/2013 11:42AM

    Good for you Ken! Keep on moving.
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NWFL59 2/20/2013 10:43AM

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GODS_TEMPLE 2/20/2013 10:28AM

    Snow will get you every time! But what will you do in the Spring? emoticon

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SNAFUKEN 2/20/2013 10:22AM

    Gotta keep all the "Kens" going. Good comeback brother ! emoticon

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EMMAJANEAUSTEN 2/20/2013 9:47AM

    Good on you for conquering this!! emoticon

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GETSTRONGRRR 2/20/2013 7:48AM

    All good brother Ken, you'll be back at it in no time, impressing the hell out of grandkids and neighbors!

Thanks for the shout out!

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RUN4FOOD 2/20/2013 7:28AM

    Some times you just need a break until you find your motivation again.
Glad you found yours.
Hope your 10K training goes well.

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PAULOBRY 2/20/2013 7:17AM

    Hey Ken,
I'm not guilty of procrastination when it comes to exercise. That would technically mean I am deferring the task. For me, it's more laziness, I can easily blow off a workout.

I am on a very short win streak, starting in mid December, I have been able to committ to 3 workouts a week. While 3 may be a bare minimum, one key for me has been to consume a stimulant 30-45 minutes pre workout. Could be a cup of coffee, or a supplement drink, but it provides the energy I need to go from the end of the workday to the home gym.

I remember the unfortunate circumstances surrounding last year's race, and I am rooting for you this time.

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BBECKER1955 2/20/2013 6:28AM

    Way to go!

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PMRUNNER 2/20/2013 5:53AM

    Way to get back on track! Keep up the training, your race will be here before you know it!

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