Tapering, or how to prepare for race day.

Tapering, or how to prepare for race day Race day is coming near. A whole year of training, sacrifices and suffering has to result in your best performance. You have trained so hard for this. Starting your preparations might have been easy with a-specific low intensity training sessions, but as race

Athletes are like lung patients

The title might be a little provocative, the proposition would have been in my PhD thesis if my promoter wouldn’t have been against it. “Stick to the science” he would tell me. “If you want to ventilate an opinion you can do so in the pub.” And in some ways