To Taper or Not To Taper – That Shouldn’t be a Question

The time is here. You are a couple weeks away from your goal race. You feel good. Your times are right where you want them to be. Your legs are tired but not exhausted. Knowing all this, you’re wondering if you should taper like your training plan says or keep with what you’re doing up until race day. Every runner struggles with this thing called … Continue reading To Taper or Not To Taper – That Shouldn’t be a Question

You’ll Still Question Tapering After Reading This… But Don’t

There is a constant tug-of-war going on in a runner’s mind during the final two weeks of a training period. That’s the only easy explanation for tapering. You’re told to scale back your miles, but your mind asks how that helps. Today is my first day of tapering for my fifth full marathon. It’s always […]

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