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Tapering: How, When and Why

 

You’ve been training for months and it’s getting close to race day. But should you really be keeping up your miles?

 

Studies show that you shouldn’t. Depending on the sport and length of your competition, you should be cutting your normal mileage but maintaining some intensity in order to perform your best.

 

Not only do you need to figure out how to taper, but you need to consider how your fuel intake will change while you do this.

 

Go through our guide to learn everything you need to make the best of the time leading up to your race day.




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