Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Think About Tapering For Your Race

Again, most beginners aren’t educated about the value of tapering. Your training plan should include time at the end of the cycle that “lightens the load” and allows your body to recover for peak performance on race day.

Make sure your training plan gives you the appropriate amount of time that allows you enough recovery to gain success at the event.

Here’s an example “tapering” offered in a post earlier this year by Andrea Hill -- http://tinyurl.com/9thkys.

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