ZONE IN ON ZEN
SKIP THE MENTAL CHORE OF TRYING TO WORK OUT HOW TO ‘BE PRESENT’ WITH OUR EASY MINDFUL RUNNING HACKS
Whether it’s your steps or the number of trees you pass, “Counting helps you hold concentration and keeps you in the here and now,” says Pullen.
SAY IT AGAIN
Pick a phrase related to an aspect of your run that you want to improve and repeat it. “Mantras are great,” says Pullen. “We can tailor them to our needs.”
When you feel like quitting, keep going. “Sometimes we think we’re tired but this can be more in the mind than the body,” says Pullen.