Episode 84: Are You Ready to Chase Your Best Performance in 2020?
The most common mistake of amateur athletes is to take too much of an unstructured break between the last race of the season and then ramping back into specific work. The other is to stubbornly train on with the same vigor, fearful of losing fitness.
So how do we balance both rest and progression within a phase of training?
We set the proper mindset for postseason:
Postseason is a phase of preparation, in which you develop the bedrock of technique and tissue readiness, which will maximize the yield of your hard work awaiting you in the months ahead.
You are not chasing fitness -- you are preparing the body to train! This is a massively important concept, and a phase that, if you miss, you simply cannot expect to maximize performance yields in the season ahead.
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