31 Oct '14, 10pm

@Trimechanics read a great article about tuning muscle tension for optimum race performance mate. Resonated with me.

The key to running fast on race day: Muscle Tension Getting fit is rarely the problem. It does not take a genius to get an athlete in good physical shape. The problem arises when we need someone to be ready to race at a specific time. We’ve all experienced a race where we completely fell apart from the start of the race and felt completely off, despite going into the race with training going well. How does it happen? If I knew exactly, I’d be a genius, but one thing that could play a role is muscle tension. It partly explains why we feel good one day and flat the next. Have you ever wondered why most coaches have you do strides the day before a race? Through experience, most have figured out that if you do just a little faster stuff the day before a race, you feel really good the next day. One of the reasons is muscle tension. So, what is this mysterious muscle tension? Th...

Full article: http://www.scienceofrunning.com/2010/03/key-to-running-fa...

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