Runner, exercise scientist and coach, Greg McMillan of McMillan Running knows what it takes to reach the top of one’s game! As official coaching of the 2010 GORE-TEX TransRockies Run, Greg and his team have been kind enough to share valuable training tips to help GTTRR participants get the most out of their experience. Every Monday from now until race time Greg willspoil us with some words of wisdom in the ‘McMillan tip of the Week’!
For the fourth instalment of the ‘McMillan Tip of the Week’ see below!
Attend to injuries before they become an issue. Feel a tweak here or there? One muscle group more sore than normal? Take care of these little nuisances before they become bigger issues. Take an extra day off, ice the injury, strengthen the weakness or see a masseuse or a specialist. Remember the best chance you have of finishing TRR/RUN3 is getting to the starting line healthy and confident. After each stage treat yourself well: Soak in cold mountain streams, get a post-race massage, re-hydrate, re-fuel and tend to those potential blisters or hot spots.