Things always feel easier when they have a rhythm.
Post-baby, I’ve just started getting back into running. Just starting slowing with a little 3km run/walk loop near my house. Yesterday I headed off and it felt really hard. The first 5 minutes of jogging felt like they were never going to end, but I managed to push through. About half-way into the run I realised that it no longer felt like such a struggle and noticed that I was breathing (and almost making a soft moaning sound) in time with my footsteps. This rhythm had just emerged without me consciously creating it, and as it did the struggle seemed to dissipate. [Read more…]