Race Day Execution
Race day is just around the corner. Are you ready to execute?
You have trained your butt off for several months, if not years. You have made endless sacrifices throughout the process. You’re tapered and you feel fit and confident. Simply put, you are in the best shape of your life and ready to have the race you have envisioned.
Not so fast! Your ability to execute on race day will be key.
Race day is quickly approaching and you’ve been doing your best to train and prepare for what will be a memorable day. If this will be your first triathlon, you may be trying to figure out what the heck you should wear on race day. If you haven’t thought about it yet, now is a good time to start. Deciding what to wear can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. If you follow our guidelines below, you will be well on your way to looking good and feeling great during your triathlon.
Learning and practicing proper run form and developing run economy will serve all endurance athletes well. Beginner to professional – this is one of the best ways to run stronger and longer while reducing the risk of injury.
Most athletes new to the endurance arena, namely runners and triathletes, overlook or discount the importance of learning the fundamentals of running. I suspect this may be the case for several reasons, but quite simply, humans are land animals.
When we want to run, we run. Unlike swimming, where proper form has a major impact on forward movement and successfully swimming, you can easily fudge running for at least a mile or two