One of the biggest issues in many corners of the running community is the comparison game.
We see what our friends, either IRL friends or online friends, are doing and we compare ourselves to what they are doing.
Am I fast enough? Strong enough mentally? Is my endurance up to par?
And as I’ve said before, and as I have to regularly remind myself, we need to be careful comparing our real life with the highlight reels that are so often shared on social media.
But one aspect of the comparison game that is easy to overlook is the comparison to self.
More specifically, comparing where you are today to where you used to be. Read more