This is Part 2 of the Cool Down on trying to improve recovery & regeneration. Part 1 can be found here. I briefly mentioned Autogenic/Parasympathetic Breathing Techniques from our Zoom Pandemic series of 2020. Well worth a listen on my Youtube channel. I also wrote about Deep Breathing Exercises to Relax or Calm Pre-Race Jitters […]
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How important is the cool down after your workout? or race? I wrote about the importance of the warm up earlier. Nowadays, for me, it’s the long walk to the weight room or locker room that will suffice. That is, after I drink my post workout protein shake. If I race a 400m, I’ll just […]
There really isn’t any secret on how to race the 400m. You hear about the 4 P’s (Push Pace Position Pray). But at the end, you need a good top end speed, and the ability to maintain that. As ironic as this may sound, you have to put MORE effort after 60m to get LESS […]
I had a few comments about my pre-race routine, with a 55 or 60 min warm up before entering the Call room. I usually take a full 60 min, but have cut it back to 55 minutes on race day. Prob because of nerves, or I’m slightly rushing it. Or, I don’t have my teammates […]
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I remember the expression “Building a Base”, and Dan Pfaff would say “Building a Base of what?”. There is some truth to that. More on that later. So this is the final instalment of a 5 part series: 2023 in Review.. Success? Let’s review my goals for 2023 (on a limited 7 month training block): […]