Author: ryangoold


Finding Inspiration

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“I’d like to do that someday” is a phrase both my wife and I have heard many times when talking about our races with friends. But more often than not they don’t change from their current path, there’s no inspiration to change. That was my situation a few years back. My wife was getting into triathlons and I would go watch and think “I could do that” or “maybe I need to run more” but I never did…I continued to sit on the couch with a beer in one hand and a video game controller in the other. I would occasionally go on a bike ride with her, which I always enjoyed, but never made it a priority. Plus the more she trained the faster she got and the harder it was to keep up…just another excuse in my arsenal to sleep in. I had no motivation, no inspiration. (more…)