Denver Half 9-11-2011

17 09 2011

Its been a while since I’ve updated, so I wanted to get back into the swing of thing!

A few months ago I decided that I wanted to do something competitive and get back into being the best athlete I could be.  I was definitely stuck in the rutt of going to the gym daily and doing the same thing over and over, and although I made “progress” I didn’t make an progress to be a better athlete.  I went up and down, got bigger then smaller, stronger then weaker.  I will always stay a natural athlete, so I didn’t have that option to break my rutt.  Work harder? or work longer? or both.  How can I really become a better overall athlete?  I decided that stepping out of my comfort zone and trying something different was going to help me make that change.

Denver Half Marathon

I’ve always loved running but I haven’t made it a point to train to be a better runner.  So one day, out of the blue, I decided to sign up for a half marathon, which turned into a great decision!  Last weekend I completed my first 13.2 mile run with a time of 1:54:46, which beat my goal of finishing under 2 hours!  Next one, I’m shooting to get under 1:45:00.

Tryout for a sports team, sign up to run ridiculous distances, compete in a crossfit competition, sign up for MMA training – whatever it is, step out of you comfort zone and always be sure to DEFY THE ODDS!!