Got Motivation?

Oh Monday…. not the biggest fan.

Today I needed to get 3.5 miles in and had zero motivation initially… if you’re ever in the boat here’s a brief how-to!

Step 1: Lace up the [new] running shoes.

Step 2: Strap on the Garmin and find whatever inspires you. For me, it is a simple 13.1 sign hung on my fridge made by my favorite running partner (who I miss dearly!)

Step 3: Look forward to a good Stick/stretch session post-run.

Step 4: Get some good jams on the iPod. My top 3:

Nothing You Can’t Do
Look at Me Now
Erase Me

If you’re looking for new music, check it out.

While it took a mile to get into the zone… the motivation worked.

End Result:

Training schedule is a bit wonky this week because of a PT test for ROTC & then drill this weekend. Really had to force the speed for this run [keep in mind I’m a slower runner! ;)] but glad I pushed it in the end.

Refueling included Starbucks Via (such a genius invention) & a carmel rice cake with apple butter on it. I may have a new favorite snack.

And that folks is how you find motivation for a run when all you want to do is sit on the couch & nap.

Onto the days eats!! 🙂

Breakfast was another yogurt bowl & coffee of course;

Peach Chobani, mixed berry granola, & chia seeds.

Lunch was a pita with mozz cheese & some ham & a delicious soup @ hand

The weather in Madison was incredibly dreary today so tomato soup sounded perfect. It hit the spot 🙂

Dinner was another massive taco salad. Included was edamame, black beans, hard boiled eggs, romaine, spinach, taco seasoned ground turkey, & fat free cesear!

Yummy in mah tummy! Dessert last night was fat free/sugar free chocolate pudding with strawberries & I’ll likely repeat it cause it was delicious.

On that note it’s about time to work on my research project watch the Bachelor!

Tell me: How do you muster up the motivation to go workout when that’s the last thing you want to do?

xo

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One thought on “Got Motivation?

  1. Ugh trying to get motivated for workouts on Mondays is the WORST. Usually, I lay out my clothes, shoes, and water the night before so that getting ready to workout in the morning isn’t so bad. I should definitely hang a little “13.1” sign in my room though too! That’s a great idea.

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