Coach Culpepper: It Takes Balance

Pick a time that fits best with your schedule. Don't force training in where it just doesn't work. Photo: Corbis

Learn how to manage your training with a busy lifestyle. 

Juggling all that life has to offer can be a challenge in and of itself. Now factor in your personal desire to stay fit, train consistently or really focus on a race goal, and you may feel overwhelmed before you start. As a father of four with a full-time job and obscure passion for running in circles as fast as possible, I can certainly attest to the need for balance and efficiency of time and effort. There are some simple and effective ways to find the balance necessary to train properly while not denying your family, work and personal obligations.

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