Saturday, August 29, 2009

Don’t Let Fear Take Over Your Training

Many friends I’ve made on the road to fitness have shared common fears prior to a race event –“Am I going to finish?” or “I don’t want to be last”.

These questions are often prevalent, particularly when you’re doing an event for the first time. Triathlon coach Gale Bernhardt offers some useful advice on this post from to address this issue at

Coach Bernhardt has it right - the biggest move toward successfully completing an event you’ve entered is planning. There are many resources available through the web to help you plan for an event. If you do the proper research and homework, developing a plan is not a difficult exercise. Barring any unforeseen difficulties, you should be successful if you follow your plan.

Check out this article and learn more about developing your plan. While this post is triathlon-specific, the principles apply to any fitness event really.

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