Athletics, Individual Sports, Stretching, Training, Marathon
They Might Be Thinking:
I hope I can find the time to run this week.
I wonder if I should switch shoes.
Am I eating enough protein?
Am I getting enough carbohydrates to fuel my run?
I need to stretch more before and after I run.
The new gear from my favorite brand looks good. I wonder if its worth it.
I need to mix up my routine to break up the monotony.
I'm starting to get blisters. How do I prevent them?
I need to keep my water cold during the long runs.
I wish I had a watch with GPS.
I don't like running with other people.
I get lonely on my long runs. I wish I knew other people who enjoy running.
How many calories do I burn per hour?
Should I carry pepper spray with me when I run?
Which brand of shoes is best for my feet?
Sometimes I feel self conscious because I'm the slowest person on the trail.
Words That Might Be Encouraging:
Running is a terrific form of exercise.
You can usually find a place to run no matter where you are.
Some of the most successful people are dedicated runners.
Runners live an average of three years longer than non-runners.
Running for nine minutes, and then resting for one minute, is a great way to extend your miles and speed recovery.
Running is good for your brain - it generates dopamine and leads to a runner's high.
Shoes are super important. It's important to change them on a regular basis.
Start slow and build up your speed and tolerance.
I would be happy to join you on part of your run sometime when you go.
Running helps your overall mental health. Runners tend to be happier overall.
Running builds stronger lung capacity and endurance.
If you keep running throughout your life, you can prevent high blood pressure.
Running strengthens your immune system.
Words That Might Be Discouraging:
Running is really bad for your back and your knees.
You need to be careful when you are running outside on the streets.
Running is not good for people over the age of 40.
You can have a heart attack running outside in the heat.
The only time you will find me running is when I am being chased.
Running is so boring.
What do you do when it rains outside?
Do you run on a treadmill? I hate running on treadmills.
Weight training is better than running for losing weight.
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