Have you ever done something that felt a bit wrong, got feedback on how to fix it, successfully implemented that feedback, and still didn't trust it? Well let me tell you, I'm the queen of doing this.
It's taken me a while to figure out the rhythm of running the 200m, and it's still a work in progress. Harry and Ashton always tell me that I need to be more relaxed; that I'm trying too hard, turning my legs over too fast, and losing my posture.
"Well how do you expect me to run FASTER by relaxing and moving my legs SLOWER?!" I say with a bunch of attitude, like they have NO idea what they're talking about and I'm the expert.
Even though I know I'm not going to get any faster running the 200m the way I run it, I still want to hold on to my way of doing it. Why? One word.
I'm scared that if I try their way, and it doesn't work, I'll feel defeated because then I'll know I've reached my limit on how fast I can run. For any athlete, knowing you've reached your potential is a scary feeling.
So I dedicate this workout to putting my fears aside, trying, and trusting what they are seeing. It's amazing what the body can do when you just allow it to go.
Have you been in situations like this? Have they worked out? Or are you still scared to try?