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Improve Your Run In Between Seasons

  • By Brian Metzler
  • Published Nov 14, 2012
  • Updated Nov 14, 2012 at 3:44 PM UTC
Photo: Challenge Wanaka


A handful of insights from seasoned triathletes on what you can do this off-season to make yourself a better runner next year.

If you’re a bit fatigued from a long season of training and racing, maybe it’s time to put up your feet and relax, or to go on a vacation that doesn’t include swimming, cycling or running.

Taking a break after a long season of training and racing is crucial, especially from a running perspective. It can help your body get over nagging injuries that are accentuated by the high-impact pounding of long runs and speed workouts. It can give your body a clean slate to start retooling for next year, especially when it comes to rebuilding your aerobic base. And, perhaps best of all, it can help you clear your mind of any excess baggage from your recently completed season so that you can focus on new goals for next year.

Here are a handful of insights from seasoned triathletes on what you can do this off-season to make yourself a better runner next year.

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