.To help make all this happen, here's our first-ever beginners' racing guide. Here, you'll find everything that you need to know – from tips on nutrition and warm-ups, to race-day strategies and recovery techniques. Race DayRace day can be intimidating
. They appear to be racing something or someone that no one else can see. They’re surrounded by invisible competitors and are often engaged in a fierce battle which takes place only in their imaginations.Rather than accepting the course and the day as it is
When you run, there is one guarantee: you’ll have triumphs and setbacks – and the latter can quash motivation.” Wise words from sports psychologist Paul Russell, but a decent training diary can make a big difference. It’s where you can commit to ambitions, plan out strategies and...
Repeat Day 3Total Time: 2 hours 40 minsCongratulations! Youve completed a fully-fledged running schedule, which has made you familiar with the basic elements of running training. What next? How about a race...
Monday Day offTuesday Swim taperWednesday Bike taperThursday Run taperFriday Swim taper (or race prep if racing Saturday)Saturday Race prep if racing SundaySunday RACE DAY - good luck!
've forgotten an essential piece of kit.There are fewer opportunities to receive a motivating cheer from the smaller crowds.Big races - againstRegistering and racking your bike the day before the race might necessitate an overnight stay. Early starts may also
who need to build up the distance should follow the Beginner Plan. Regular runners who've never raced a 5K can try the Intermediate PlanBEGINNER PLAN by Jeff Galloway Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 1 WALK/XT 20 min or day
to get the balance right between them. These training schedules – for people aiming for the Olympic distance race – do just that. These schedules run for 8-12 weeks, depending on your ability. Beginners – This programme is very simple and progressive
planning to run the marathon the next morning. Race day dawned, bringing with it yet more wind, waves, and a day’s postponement. We sailed away in search of calmer waters and clearer skies. That night we returned once again to our designated offshore point
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