It means: each day brings its toll... To me it means, what needs to be done, needs to be done. This in itself could be motivation right there (when I was running Hearbreak Hill I was actually thinking about the training runs I did last winter in minus 35 degrees C. temperatures up and down the mountain, and no way was I going to slow down now!). If you have problems scheduling your workouts, that probably means you can't fit in a group program and a strict schedule. My best advice is : write down a program and keep a log of how you are doing (write every day, even on your rest days). Routine, my friend, routine... I agree with the previous advice about keeping it varied. One thing I used to do was split my training program in ten-days portions, each ten-day portion being specific (endurance, short intervals, long intervals, and so on...). Now I train differently but the variety aspect remains. One more thing: schedule real races in your program. That will keep you on your toes, will get you to meet other runners and discuss strategies with them, and it will serve as an indication of how you are doing. Above all, enjoy yourself... and good luck!
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