Don’t Wait for the Perfect Conditions.

Via on Nov 20, 2012

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The alarm went off this morning and I looked outside.

It was still dark, freezing cold and it snowed last night. The running terrain is far from optimal.

Option One:

Get myself dressed quickly and head out to meet my running group.

Option Two:

Take my time.

After all, I have a treadmill downstairs waiting for me whenever I want. There is no way I’ll be motivated to do the 20 minute tempo run like I need to on my own. I may have to suffer outside, but at least I’ll be suffering with other people.

I went with Option One, and by the time I got out there to meet the group, I already felt alive. The workout was over in no time and I ran faster and harder than I ever would have on my own. Just being out there with the rest of the team filled me with inspiration. And on top of that, I had the coach breathing down my neck, pushing me harder.

Don’t wait for the perfect conditions or you will never get out of the door.

No one ever finished a workout and wished it never happened. I knew that by the time I got home, my day was already off to a better start.

~

Ed: Brianna B.

 

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About Hayley Hobson

Hayley Hobson is an author, speaker, business coach, yogi, Pilates and holistic nutritional expert based in Boulder, CO. Hayley creates lifestyle transformations by coaching her clients to strengthen, nourish and evolve through the cycles and shifts in life. Combining cutting edge understanding in all three disciplines due to years of anatomical study and dietary theory, Hayley’s approach leverages their blended benefits and results. Her unique and intelligent style promotes strengthening while softening–empowering her client’s to heal not only their physical bodies, but their hearts and minds as well. Hayley studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, continues her studies with David Wolfe, raw food expert and is an essential oil expert in her own right.  Her insights and articles can also be found on her blog, Mindbodygreen and Islaorganics. She has also been featured in Pilates Style magazine, Natural Health magazine and Triathlete Magazine.  She has fun running and playing in the mountains with her husband, former world-ranked triathlete, Wes Hobson and their two beautiful daughters, Makenna and Madeline. To learn more about her nutritional courses, events she's hosting and custom programs go to her website or follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Pinterest.

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