#ThursdayTherapy: Tapering for events

When you’ve been training for several months for an event, usually but not always endurance types, there comes a point when training should start to taper off. I.e. start to decrease the specific type of activity you will be doing in the event so cycling in a cycling event, running in a marathon event. The idea behind this is to allow your body to recover and is essential for optimal performance.

Have a read of this article in Marathon Training

http://www.marathontraining.com/marathon/m_taper.html

EP Massage Therapist Gail is currently tapering her training in preparation for Tough Mudder on the 23rd – previously completed by super EP clients Russell & John….

She is also booked in for a Sports Massage to work out the kinks from all the training 🙂

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