It seems I’m struggling with motivation to try.
It used to be that the desire to win was enough. Then it became the desire to not get beaten. But after a year of injury and illness keeping me locked in a comfort zone, I’m feeling it tough to push hard again.
(Some of you have heard this song from me already this week!)
I train on my own. The plan I’m on is amazing for sure. The challenges I do are tough (as we all know). But I seem to have lost the direct competition that has driven me in the past. Something that training side by side with someone would provide – but that I don’t have (as I only know one other person in Glasgow who kicks the machine as hard as I do (or want to) and schedules never work anyway.
So I was thinking – why not just find someone online. Like a lonely hearts online dating!
“6:37 capable man who’s wallowing nearer the 7:00 mark desperately seeking a return to form – looking for a buddy at the same speed to motivate him towards success again. Sense of humour not necessary but a motivated and dedicated streak essential”.
Someone who I can spar with for the various challenges in a month, and the odd training session too. I’m figuring with the right motivation to push, I’m back to being a 6:45 guy right now – so the question is, who fits the bill?