(March 1995), subjects were randomly assigned to one of two groups taking part in a dart-throwing test. Both groups were told to aim for the bullseye on each of their 15 throws, but the first group were asked to tell themselves 'You cannot do it' each
I was an old man when I started running. Not that 43 is all that old, its just that I was living an old mans life in an old mans body, dreaming an old mans dreams. Im much younger than that now.Before I started running, I could count the years of accumulated excess like the ...
continued to pass me. First the sub-2:30 marathoners, then the sub-3:00 group, and so on. Little by little they all caught up to me, until I was running with those who hoped to finish in the sub-4:00 range. I began to feel more at home with these runners
It started long before it began. The idea was as eloquent as it was simple and perhaps a tad outrageous: stuff a couple of pairs of running shoes and a change of clothes into the saddlebags of a motorbike and head across country in search of new roads and new friends. As with ...
occurred for me in the middle of a marathon relay. My mother, my son and I were a team. Being the real runner, I completed the first 13.9-mile leg. My son, blessed with youth and enthusiasm, had the 9.3 miles in the middle, and my mother, claiming
m running and why Im running. Flower power. Now theres a 1960s idea that still makes sense.Waddle on, friends.
were is next door neighbours, like. To make things worse, he were sick on their cat.Aye. He ran a crackin race next day though. Knocked three seconds of t Commonwealth 10,000m record, as I recall.Four, actually.Ah, says the angel on my left
regularly isn’t going to make you a faster or stronger runner, but not drinking will make you slower and weaker.Sean Fishpool Running life: Runs five times per week; ran a 1:19 half-marathon in 2000. Years running: 11 To do your hard runs hard, you have
.That was the nightmare in which navy triathlete Charlie Pennington found himself in 2009. His main aim had been to make it to Australia's Gold Coast for the World Championships and he decided to take his wife and eight-month-old son on the 12,000-mile trip. It was a big
manage a short distance, and to be honest I don’t enjoy it that much, but I’m determined to stick at it. How can I keep myself motivated?A Targets are extremely important motivators. You already say that you want to lose weight, and be the fittest you
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