Tapering Sucks. Why it Matters, and How Have a Positive Taper.

Tapering Sucks. Why it Matters, and How Have a Positive Taper.

As humans, our minds love routine. Breaking the running routine can take its mental toll. You’ve spent the last um-teen weeks training hard, accomplishing new milage each week and crushing workouts, and then, it starts going backward. That lack of feel-good endorphins and new weekly accomplishments can take a mental toll and cause taper week to feel dreadful.

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Race Day Visualization Strategies

Race Day Visualization Strategies

Physical training is just a part of race day success. Mental training is equally important. One of the quickest ways to train your mind for race day is through race day visualization. With this process, you picture the various parts of the day and potential feelings, obstacles, scenarios, etc., while assuring yourself of your success in those areas. We will explain the process to achieving a strong, focused mind below, as well as some quick tips for when the going gets tough.

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