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Three Quick Tips to Ramp Up Right

If you’re just getting back to regular training in prep for Augusta, it’s an exciting time! Not only have you committed to a challenging athletic feat, you’ve opted to race for a greater cause! Here are a few quick things to keep in mind as you’re ramping up so you can stay safe and injury free.

  • Be especially careful about ramping up running – You’re excited you’re training again and want to jump in on training sessions with friends. ¬†We’ve all been there! Now’s the time to be super careful when ramping up, especially when running. If you want to join back in the group workouts, make it a cycling or swim workout for the first few months till you’ve ramped up to running short distances every other day.

 

  • Equipment Check– It’s so easy to pull out last season’s running shoes, but be smart by investing in a new pair this season. If they racked up few hundred miles on them then sat in the closet for six months, it’s definitely time to switch them up!

 

  • Consider a bike fit (or refit)– Bike fits aren’t set it and forget it. Our flexibility and strength change year to year. So if it’s been awhile since you’ve gotten a fit, go ahead and make the appointment.

 




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