046: Discipline Leads to Freedom


Discipline Leads to Freedom
The Freedom to Run mentality is your ability, and then your action of running or exercising without hindrance. But, in order to fully experience this freedom to run, we must be disciplined. There are numerous personal development and business books that discuss discipline as being a critical ingredient for success, overcoming obstacles and reaching your goals. But there are specific things you can do as an endurance athlete to improve your discipline.

Discipline becomes dormant in the absence of a dream. So dream big. #DisciplineEqualsFreedom Click To Tweet Discipline means doing what you have to do when you need to do it, whether you want to or not. Self-discipline – the only kind that lasts – is action oriented. It doesn’t procrastinate, and it doesn’t make excuses. It’s more than just setting a goal because it’s about committing to putting in the work that it’ll take to achieve it and sticking with the plan. The key is discipline.

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It’s discipline in the small things. Doing the work and putting in the extra effort. Staying consistent day in and day out. Being disciplined to your training on the days you simply don’t feel like training. It’s staying committed to strength and flexibility workouts. And putting in the extra reps, extra sets and adding the weight when necessary.

When you develop the discipline in training and nutrition, you experience the Freedom to Run! #DisciplineEqualsFreedom Click To Tweet

Without discipline, there will be no real progress. When you do the small things by being disciplined over time, you start to experience freedom. Freedom with health, nutrition and from injuries. Freedom in living life to the fullest by having the energy, the focus and the strength to endure. When you develop the discipline in training and nutrition, you experience the Freedom to Run!



  • What is discipline?
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  • Tips for staying committed to your goals
  • How does discipline equal freedom
You either suffer the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. Pick a side. #DisciplineEqualsFreedom Click To Tweet



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