Couch Time Improves Marathon Training

Looking towards the fall, the Royal Victoria marathon is slowly approaching. In endurance training the ‘old’ idea was more is better. That has been shown to be a good way to injure yourself and over train!

One author pointed out, “If exercise makes you stronger, then how come you are tired at the end of a run?” The reason is exercise doesn’t make you stronger – proper rest does.

So build some rest time into your training schedule and plan on tapering 2-3 weeks before race day to run your fastest time ever!

Here is an article discussing the importance of tapering.

The Globe and Mail- Couch Time Improves Marathon Training

~Think Vitality!~