Progress means don’t give up

Wohooo I managed to run 8k again! Not in the forest but on the streets. I even walked O,5km to get the 8k out of my legs! The euforia after is really the reason why I drag myself outside.

Progress
I always wanted to get back to where I started, a few years ago I managed to run 17km! I’m now not even half but I just have minimalised my goals. Let’s settle for 10 first and see the progress after! I still believe that small goals and increase them. And don’t worry we all have a less good day. Sometimes I have to quit at 5k… somedays I even don’t reach it. It’s just a process.

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Don’t give up
On those bad days I do feel like quitting! Running, pfff maybe I just have to go bikeriding, dancing or whatever. But honestly progress is always a part of your journey, even on those moments. The ones who quit don’t make progress, but fighting back, starting over that’s the biggest goal! I believe that it’s a mindset. And not giving up is good in each situation!

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I even showed up a bit too late at work because I was busy working out. I guess I believe really in the effect of working out on my happiness. I not only feel better, I feel more happy, more confident and like this is a thing I have to invest in! Working out has the most high priorith on my to do list…

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So no matter how bad your workout was, at least you did it! Because it’s not about the weight, for me it’s about the happy feeling after. The fact that I manage to run those miles, each single time. Because so many people “give up”. And you are stronger because you keep on going. Each time I see some progress, And yes you are sore after, but it will get better! The only real bad workout is the one you did not do!

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