Rest for the weary

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I have trouble saying “no” to myself.  I don’t have time to be idle.  I don’t want to miss something.  Choosing rest over a mountain bike ride was a VERY tough decision today.  My rational brain tells me training without adequate rest is inadequate training.  Quality over quantity.  I know.  I KNOW, I KNOW, I KNOW.

If I know the rational decision it the best decision, why am I so upset about this decision?  I hate being exhausted.  I hate getting off track.  This job is destroying all hopes of a properly trained athlete.  Not only am I not making any money, I’m not making any improvements on the bike.  So, what the fuck am I supposed to do?

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  1. just so you know, if you don’t rest then at some point The Universe will make sure you rest. Happened to me. Multiple crashes on mtb and no CX season.

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