When runners get too focused on specific time goals they often feel more stress and experience some negative attitude changes. At the first sign of these symptoms, back off and let mind and body get back together again.
- Running is not as enjoyable
- You don’t look forward to your runs
- When you say something to others about your running, the statements are often negative
- The negativity can permeate other areas of your life
- You look on running as work instead of play