Why Would Any Sane Person Take Up Running?

In creating and illustrating my new guide, I Loathe Jogging and You Can Also, I…

In creating and illustrating my new guide, I Loathe Jogging and You Can Also, I preferred to deal with loads of the whys and hows of distance managing, for both longtime runners and those who are curious about performing their to start with 5K. The book is not so a lot about specific education programs or what shoes to wear rather, it explains why any sane human being would, in the 21st century, operate any farther than they wanted to catch a bus. I use extra than 65 illustrations to make sense of issues like procrastination, setbacks, discomfort, and comparing ourselves to other runners, as effectively as to offer point of view on a pastime that appears to be odd to others and, plenty of instances, to those people of us who operate, also. 

The following illustrations all show up in the ebook, which is offered for preorder now and ships March 16. 

From Chapter 13: “Loving A thing Is Distinct than Liking It” 

"I should probably go for a run today" timeline

From Chapter 4: “Compete (In opposition to Yourself)”

You vs. You, if you had skipped this run vs. you, six months ago vs. you, when you were a person who never could have imagined running this far

From Chapter 9: “Progress Is Not a Straight Line” 

A plan, ideally

A plan, actually

From Chapter 7: “Inspiration Is Not a Strategy”

Inspiration: "The First Day" vs. "The Rest of the Days"

From Chapter 8: “Write Your Very own Definition of Success” 

People who get to decide what the point of all your running is: you

From Chapter 11: “There Are No ‘Hacks’” 

The zen of running: Put in the miles so you can put in the miles so you can...

Brendan Leonard’s new reserve, I Hate Jogging and You Can Much too: How to Get Commenced, Preserve Heading, and Make Feeling of an Irrational Passion, is offered for preorder now.

Direct Illustration: Brendan Leonard

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