Everybody wants to quit running at some point. It’s inevitable. Whether it’s a conscious decision to stop pursuing your goal or a seemingly innocent canceling of an early morning training run, we all have those moments.
In this episode of Not Your Average Runner Podcast, I share the concept of big quits and little quits and explain how this can unleash the inner mean girl in us. The evolution of our brain plays a big role in us wanting to satisfy our short-term pleasures over our long-term goals, and I show you exactly why it’s designed to do so.
If you’re finding it hard to stay committed to a race you’re training for, or simply a promise to yourself to go running twice a week, you need to hear this! Make sure to take some time to write out the exercise I’ve underlined to help you in this process, too.
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What You’ll Learn From this Episode:
- How to be prepared for the moment when you want to quit running.
- The difference between big quits and little quits.
- Why the little quits don’t feel like you’re actually quitting.
- 7 red flag statements that point to you quitting in the moment.
- How the evolution of our brain plays a part in wanting to quit.
- How the little quits add up to build a habit.
- Why you need a compelling reason to achieve your goals.
- An exercise to help you land your compelling reasons.
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