5k Race Day Strategies

Get good rest.

The Good Night recovery with many restful hours will help performance.

Rest meme

Rest meme

Nutrition in the morning

Carbohydrates and hydrating liquids are valuable because it takes less effort to digest these nutrients. The carbs are energy and must be used wisely.

Not an everyday thing

Not an everyday thing

You want your body to burn the fuel, the carbohydrates fuel the intense feeling that drives you.

Go FAST or go moderate boost

Should you power through the first mile or sit back and pace it?

powerrnner

It probably depends on your own personal strengths. For those runners who have been training in the weight room, they will benefit from power at the start into a relaxed pace for active recovery in anticipation of the final mile push and all out. Powerful runners tap into a wider array of muscle fibers.

Let’s do it

Stay tuned for more…

 

 

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