The power of one more
Whilst out running this week I remembered a phrase from one of my favourite Ed Mylett podcasts..."One more". I was tired and it was lashing down with rain - I live in Wales, after all! I REALLY wanted to give up but that voice in my head said "Just one more lap - you'll thank yourself later" and it completely changed my mindset.
My determination suddenly came back and I thought of how much I would benefit if I continued to do one more lap on a weekly basis. I thought of how I would get stronger, faster and prove to myself that I can run that elusive half marathon with my hips and knees in tact afterwards (if there's one thing I'm not - it's a distance runner). It's often said that small actions can lead to big impacts.
The next time you feel like giving up, remember your end goal and how doing one more rep, one more lap or one more mile can compound to deliver life changing results in the future.