Avoid these 12 mistakes to stay on target for your marathon training.
You don’t enter an event before your marathon. You loose focus & stop progressing & improving
You over-train. You don’t give your body the rest it needs.
You don’t run for a reason. You loose sight & motivation of why your running.
You skip interval training. Therefore not improving your speed
You ignore the 10 per cent rule. You increase your runs more than 10%
You don’t refuel post-run. Your muscles become dehydrated
You don’t adjust your shoes. Your laces become loose & shoes become less supportive
You stretch your muscles before they are warmed up. This will cause muscle strain & injuries
You exercise during your taper. Your body hasn’t been given enough time to rest & recover.
You pick the wrong training plan. You train not to suit your body type & lifestyle.
Forgetting your oyster card.
Not receiving massage pre & post race day. INJURIES!