Monthly Archives: May 2012

Carbohydrate Loading

Ok, so you have a race coming up.  You have trained for the past 10-18 weeks, put in the long runs, and now it is time to race. Everyone knows to “carbo-load” right?  So the night before a race you’re … Continue reading

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Run your RACE!

Run your Race! That is easy to say, hard to do. Before every race, make a plan. You need to know the route and weather. Study the route, is it hilly, lots of turns, how big is the race (# … Continue reading

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How to Taper

The tapering phase is a critical part of your training plan. During the last couple of weeks of your training, it’s important that you taper, or cut back your mileage, to give your body and mind a chance to rest, … Continue reading

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