10 Things Not To Do Before Your Next Race

September 20, 2014 11:05 AM

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With weeks, or even months, of training behind you, and mere hours until you toe the line, the day before a big race can be even more stressful than the act of racing itself. It's a single day, of course, but what you choose to do that day can either put the finishing touches on a perfect training calendar or derail your chances at a dream race. To keep you on the right track, we asked experts to share their tips for an ideal final countdown.

Check Your Luggage Why tempt the baggage gods? If you're flying to a venue, carry your race gear onto the flight, says Jonathan Cane, an exercise physiologist, former Cat 3 cyclist and co-founder of City Coach Multisport in New York City. "Your race is a big deal to you, but probably not high on the...

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