Morning quickie (run that is) 8/12/13

Do you ever wake up RIGHT before your alarm goes off and think to yourself “damn I could have slept longer!”  Me too…

This morning I felt pretty good springing out of bed, so I went and knocked out a quick 20 minutes out.  Perhaps this article about 7 ways to fit training in your life, by Matt Fitzgerald, had an impact.  Specifically the consistency piece, as he notes that many athletes don’t consider anything less than a “full workout” to be useful in reaching your goals.  I don’t know that I believed that 100%, but I would definitely use it as an excuse.  “There’s no use going out, I even have time for 5K…”

A couple of quick miles, a shower, and breakfast later I’m feeling more than ready to start my day and make the most of it.  It’s also worth noting that a run in the morning is the perfect excuse to wear compression socks all day – bonus! Check out the article (link above) and let me know what you think!

Here’s the nitty gritty on the workout:

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