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Flow!

Post  Dave P on Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:04 am

This is why I push things that will make you a better runner & why I prefer not to stop for pics at a Disney race. We truly are a marvelous creation of God: http://psychology.about.com/od/PositivePsychology/a/flow.htm



I've experienced this a lot of times while running. Even during this Sat's long run. My most memorable was during a 25K with a friend of mine. I was training for a marathon & he talked me into this race for fun. We went really slow for us (9 min pace) for the 1st 5 miles chatting & watching many runners pass us. I finally said to him, "I've had enough of this - I'm taking off." For the remaining 10+ miles, I averaged a 6:30 pace over significant hills passing people left & right. I felt so alive & completely into the joy of running!


Low challenge + low skill = apathy; low challenge + high skill = boredom; high challenge + low skill = anxiety; high challenge + high skill = flow
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Re: Flow!

Post  Nick Morris on Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:37 pm

I like it!!
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Re: Flow!

Post  Jerry on Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:44 am

Pretty much talk about me. Be water, my friend.
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