all i can offer is to put on yourtrainers and get out there and you'll soon remember just why you love it. It's the actual effort of doing it that; seems to be problem?
When i first started running i used to lay my clothes either beside my bed as i got up 9stil do!0 or get home from work and get changed and go straight out again, only way i'd stop myself from turning tv on and faffing around
As you say the difficult thing is getting the trainers on! Try telling yourself that all you are going to do is put your trainers & gear on and stand outside the front door for a few seconds, and do that. You'll find that the brain is very easily fooled and will go along with that a lot easier than the "you should go for a run you know" line. Once outside the door, I expect the motivation will miraculously flood back.
Seriously - don't know why the brain works this way but it does - it's not the running it minds, it's the getting changed for it! Go figure!
I find that on 'slow days' when I don't fancy a run, the way to do it is to ease myself into it really gently. Sometimes I find myself putting in a surprisingly good session. My tip is to put your running gear on, and go out for a 10-minute brisk walk. Hopefully, after a few minutes the air into your lungs will perk you up enough to start jogging. One thing leads to another. Running generates endorphines. If you get into a routine you'll start to crave them and become a junkie.
Best of luck to you.
Like some other posters have said- its the mind that is making it difficult for you. Its probably also thinking about the loss of fitness due to not running for a bit and knowing that it may be a bit difficult for a while. But it won't take long to regain your running fitness- I promise!
I do think that a target is helpful- a nice low key 5K or 10 k. Schedules really do help, particularly on days when you just don't feel like going out. I myself get plenty of can't be a*sed days but my motto has become 'just do it". i.e regardless of feelings just get on with it. And it really does work! I have never ever felt worse after a run than before. However if I have bottled out of going out then inevitably that preys on my mind for hours of afterwards So I might as well just get on with it!
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