Runner's World

Mental Chillness

Source: You’ll suffer less if you appreciate long climbs—they are speedwork in disguise!

Rethink how you respond to pain and you’ll nail every tough run.

IF YOU WANT TO run your best, there’s no way around it: You’re going to hurt. Whether you are racing the mile or the marathon, the ability to push through pain is what lets you translate training into a brag-worthy finish. And even if you run for fitness, you’ll need to keep pushing your limits to see progress as your body becomes more efficient.

Research shows that the brain may “shut down” your body

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