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  • Writer's pictureMichael Nielsen

Tapering For A Marathon (#24)

Updated: Jan 30, 2023

In today’s episode, we continue our discussion about the marathon and talk about how to taper, and no we are not talking about the hair style!

We will review the necessary components that is needed to be fully rested and ready for your big race. Today’s information can be used for any race from a 1/2 marathon to an ultra marathon. Today’s episode will focus on the marathon taper.

What you will learn:

  • What is a taper?

  • How to properly taper to peak at the right time to be ready for your race?

  • What the last 3 weeks in your training looks like

  • What mental checklists to review to help you on race day

  • Nutritional needs during the last 3 weeks during your taper

How do you taper for a marathon?

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