“Tapering,” or decreasing mileage before a big race, lets your body repair and recover after a long training schedule (and makes you faster, stronger, and more mentally prepared for a long race).

Prep for Any Race with a Well-Planned Taper

Prep for Any Race with a Well-Planned Taper

“Tapering,” or decreasing mileage before a big race, lets your body repair and recover after a long training schedule. A successful taper can make you faster, stronger, and more mentally prepared for a long race.

13.1 Miles to Go:

Get psyched for your best half-marathon ever with Greatist’s exclusive training guide infographic.

Rock ‘n’ Roller:

Ease out those muscular aches and pains with a foam rolling sesh at home.

Send Me the Ingredients! Powered by Popcart

Like Us On Facebook

Loading...

{{deck_title}}

DON'T WORRY, BE HEALTHY.
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!

×
Search Loading
{{searchMessage}}
{{article.title}}

Nice share!

Like us on Facebook while you're at it.

Don't have to tell me twice! I'm already a Greatist fan.

That's an awesome pin you chose.

Find more like it by following us on Pinterest!

Don't have to tell me twice! I already follow Greatist.