I LOVE tapering.
Feeling rundown in the month leading up to a race is common since you’ve been hopefully building up your training specificity and volume for a number of weeks and months now.
That means you have something to taper from.
In the below video, I compare the daily breakdown and regeneration of weight lifting to the monthly and weekly breakdown and regeneration with running fitness.
Best Racing Tips: Have a plan for the race!
Don't waste all the hard training you did before the event by making these race day mistakes!