Pajamas! Pa-jee-jays! Payamas. Footy, short or fuzzy. Lacy, long, or snuggy. Who doesn’t love the perfect PJs? And for runners, it’s about getting to that essential element: SLEEP. Which is why, on one of my runs, I got to thinking about SLEEP before a big race. About how that ONE night, before the big day, was so crucial. The meal before was crucial. The travel and time zones were crucial. And of course, so was the mindset! And if the mindset is created from outward cues, how could it be improved by apparel? And thus the genesis of podium PJ’s!
Runners love to congratulate themselves on how positive they are. We have all of these inspirational sayings about getting up when you fall, turning loss into opportunity, taking one step at a time… you know what I’m talking about. I bet you have your own favorite saying that keeps you going when things are tough. Take, for instance, the old saying about life handing you lemons and making lemonade. Well, if lemonade is the best thing that you can think of to do with lemons, then I feel bad for you and your lack of creativity. How about a lemon drop martini? Or lemon meringue pie? Or Lemonheads? Or, I have a better idea; how about this: THROW THOSE LEMONS BACK AT LIFE. AIM FOR THE CROTCH!