Today I did my run with Nike+ Run Club. I also had C25K in the background to tell me when to run and when to job - I'm using simple app with a tone and short sentence 'You are on run 3 of 8' kind of thing.
I've chosen 'Run with Headspace', which occurred to be 30-minute recovery run in kind of a podcast. Well, I liked it and not liked it. I am not the fun of podcast combined with time of silence when I'm running. I liked the part of being aware and run easy, reduce the effort a little to feel lighter. I didn't like when I was told not to think about something. You know what you do when someone is saying to you 'Don't think about red elephant'? Exactly! But in total - it was good
Next time I'll try 'Mindful miles' or 'End of day run with Headspace', unless it will be in the morning then 'Morning run with Headspace'
My experience apart from NRC+ was challenging. My mind wander, my legs felt heavy (especially during second half of the run), my breathing was a bit off. But you know what? I DID IT!!! My stress level was and still is much smaller. I felt strong and accomplished.
It is not easy, but it is worth it!