Posts Tagged ‘Carb Loading’

Carb Overloading

Posted: 23rd May 2013 by mockjogger in Race Preparation, Training Plan
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Before running my first race in April this year, I enthusiastically embraced the practice of carb loading. My execution involved a pizza lunch and a pasta dinner the day before the race. I felt good, covered the distance in a time I thought was impossible, and put some of the result down to efficient eating. […]

8 Days Before My First Race

Posted: 6th April 2013 by mockjogger in Race Preparation
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8 days to go before my first actual race – the Rock’n’Roll Edinburgh Half Marathon. The weather forecast indicates I will be running in swimming trunks and a ski jacket. I’m honestly wondering why I signed up for this. Its not the weather; Edinburgh can often have all four seasons in a day. But I’m […]