Training in the Tundra

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Lessons Along The Journey

“For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.” Hebrews 12:11

As you might know, I live in a small town in the thumb of Michigan. And as all of you probably know, Michigan gets very cold in the winter. Maybe it’s not quite the tundra…but it does get pretty cold.

This bitter cold weather makes a great excuse for not training for multiple reasons:

  1. It’s not good for your muscles.
  2. It’s not easy to breathe.
  3. It’s slippery.

So I guess training outside is not the greatest option. I’ve been running inside around the hall in our high school. But even inside offers even more seemingly good reasons:

  1.  I can’t wear my spikes.
  2.  The corners are too sharp to go full speed.
  3.  The cement is bad for my shins.

The next option…

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