Marathon Runners- 10 Traits
It’s difficult to imagine a finer feeling than covering a distance you’ve never covered before.
According to studies, more than 90% of those who start a marathon finish it.
What do all of those individuals have in common?
A dedication to living a healthy lifestyle
I’ve seen people who were inspired for a few days but then went back to normal after a week.
Intensive motivation is essential at this level; you will not require external inspiration to attain your objectives.
You are self-motivated enough to compromise your morning routine and leisure activities in order to achieve goals for a brighter future.
I’ve seen the following characteristics:
1. They believe in the process
because they believe in the end result. Having faith in anything could mean that “today was a poor day, but we need to plan and control our mood to make tomorrow better.”
2. They understood the power of repetition:
Politicians, journalists, and advertising frequently employ the strategy of repetition to deliver their messages.
3. They are good at time/self-management
and are very aware of their time and deadlines. They also have a strong sense of self-control when it comes to their daily tasks.
4. Great with numbers and calculations:
Because they are continually looking for something, they eventually become strong at math. Due to their regular mental workout of calculating pace, step count, and kilometers travelled, among other things.
Ask any runner how many steps they take each day! You will be astounded to learn the figures.
5. They can also operate under pressure
and for lengthy periods of time when necessary. For them, it’s simply another adventure. :P
6. They understood the power of a 0.1 percent improvement:
little daily improvements add up to a major accomplishment, and they work accordingly.
7. Always maintain your promises:
When working with runners, you will never be disappointed with your promises because they value other people’s time and the importance of their words.
8. Your Next Adventure Guide:
They seemed to know every good adventure place in the area. They also tell you how long it will take to go there and the precise distance, similar to Live Human GPS, which also provides alternate routes and an estimate of a good time to visit that location.
9. Excellent at planning strategies:
Ask any runner for advice on a suitable strategy or plan for your next run. You’ll be shocked to see that they have a complete master plan with a clear instruction manual with explicit tips and techniques, including when to start and how to start with best practices.
10. Consider the Long-Term:
Any marathon runner knows that a marathon is not a one-day game. So, they act like it.
Consider the Long-Term: Any marathon runner knows that it is not a one-day event. As a result, they act like it. They have a strong sense of patience during training and are determined to achieve any objective at the appropriate time. They are continually thinking about the future.
If you ever get the opportunity to meet someone who fits that description, take a look at them to see if they are a valuable person. who has hidden a great deal of wealth in it
The Repetition Effect (columbia.edu)
Note : The original version was published at my personal blog, it just a tweak of it