The Endurance Specific Podcast

Ahhh Race Week.

It's a different kind of beast. High energy, edgy nerves, lots of Hype, stress and confusion. But it doesn't have to be. Race week is a time for calm, composure and organisation. It's the best time of year, because you get to relax. Of the years we have learnt and witnessed a lot mistakes, so here are some Do's and Don't's of Race Week and Race Day (you might want to take notes).

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • Get Organised early!
  • Beating the Taper Blues.
  • All things nutrition and hydration.
  • Shutting out the noise.
  • How to be patient.
  • Setting up your race plan.
  • Understanding your goals.
  • Flexing the Mental Muscle.
  • Staying focused.
  • Being ready to work hard for what you want.
  • STOP stressing about the weather. Seriously. Just STOP.
  • Planning; the devil is in the detail.

Race Week doesn't need to be Stress Week. Follow this simple, common sense rules, and learn to enjoy your race!

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Direct download: FB81_-_Dos_and_Dont_of_Race_Week_and_Racing.mp3
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