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Things That The Pros Don’t Tell Beginners About First Marathon Training!

Fitness, Fitness related, Marathons - Anupriya kapur - September 22, 2016

For the last few days, I have been wondering how, despite all the pain one goes through for a full marathon (or even a half even though one can’t compare it with a full), how does one forget the pain so quickly. And then I read about the ‘halo effect’. It is something that describes the positive emotions experienced by a new mother when the baby is placed in her arms for the first time. The happiness of holding her baby for the first time overpowers any pain or negativity from the birth within ten minutes of giving birth! Doesn’t that explain it all? The exhilaration of holding the finishers’ medal will make you forget the last 4-5 months of training as well the last few hours of torture. That also explains why runners who have done more than few marathons, might forget to tell you somethings about your first full: Continue Reading

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