Keen to get fit but struggling to maintain motivation? You’re not alone.
Whether you’re trying to beat your 5K personal best or in training for a marathon or big hike, there are always highs and lows when training.
Wendy Searle knows this better than most. Later this year, she heads to Antarctica with the aim of becoming the fastest woman to ski solo and unsupported to the South Pole. It’s a mammoth undertaking – a distance of 715 nautical miles – and one that requires months and months of intense physical preparation.
Having come to polar exploration late in life, Wendy also knows what it’s like to start at the bottom of a mountain, both actual and metaphorical, before working her way up.
These are her six top tips for staying motivated when training.