I recently read Outside Magazine’s article about the fittest real athletes and was completely inspired. I love that they sought out us everyday regular peeps. Regular folks carving out the time to become exceptional athletes and placing pretty darned well in their sports.
While reading, I started to notice a trend among each of these athletes. They all seem to recognize the obstacles in their lives and realize that they have plenty of excuses, but somehow they manage to squeeze out what they need.
Now I am not about to race some fantastic endurance race. In fact, I may not be racing again this season due to pure monetary expense of it, but I felt like culling together a list of my excuses. If I lay them all out and take a good look- they look pretty darned ridiculous.
Rigorous graduate program
Hard to bring two meals a day (what!?)
Need to do more homework
Need to be perfect
Too windy or cold
Too far from safe roads to ride on (what!?)
So what are your excuses? Feel like sharing? I’m already working on ways to knock these excuses over.