Workout When?

I fully intended to pick-up my Couch to 5K training again. I did. I really did. But this Mid-Atlantic heat wave is keeping me from hitting the sizzling pavement. At least that’s what I’m telling myself. There were a few beautiful, low-temperature days last week and I still didn’t put on my running shoes. It baffles me. I had no trouble running in the January cold, but the July heat? Forget it! My other problem is that I feel like if I don’t run in the morning I’m not going to run that day. I’d prefer to run in the morning because its cooler and I don’t want to run in the dark of the cooler, summer nights. I also prefer to run first thing in the morning so I can jump in the shower afterwards and get started on the day. I’d rather not shower twice in one day. But I also have trouble getting started in the morning. I need that shower, like a cup of coffee, to get me going. I’m more productive in the morning so I’d rather get up, get ready and get to the tasks of the day. I also like … [Read more...]