Try new routes.
President's Day was a holiday, which left time in the morning for new scenery and the rolling hills of a beautiful run in the washes of Scottsdale. If there is a route you'd love to try, take the time to do it!
Indian Bend WashDon't go hard everyday.
For triathlons that means three hard workouts a week. Make the other days aerobic and social. It helps you avoid the dread of the anaerobic fatigue.
Sleep in and go for a ride when the sun's up.
Hit the snooze button occasionally and go for an mid-morning or afternoon ride if you can sneak away. It will help you remember why you started cycling in the first place.
Rely on your coach.
The masters coaches in Mesa are firm believers of long, comfortable swimming on Mondays, intervals on Wednesdays, and Fast Fridays. Listen and heed their advice.
A new pair of shoes, heck, even a new pair of socks, can do wonders for the excitement of getting at it.
Plan for a race in a great location.
Self explanatory. Kona, perhaps?